For those who don’t know French: National Vaccination Days to counter Polio
February 6-8: For 3 days, 25 volunteers set out to vaccinate all infants ages 0-5 in Karang and all surrounding towns. There was a quick training and formation of teams, then we were off. We went door to door in each neighborhood during the hottest times of the day. It was a bit strenuous and tough, but very important work.
Now I can brag: The other day I vaccinated an entire town of infants against Polio, and tried to speak in Mandinka (which would be the 5th language I’m working on). Not too shabby for a day’s work…
Peace Corps Volunteer - Senegal, 2009