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Francis Hannaway (Monsieur Hannaway)
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Basankusu: Pineapples, fish and a broken tooth
During the past month, the “Rural Women Determined Against Malnutrition”, the registered name of our association, were pleased to see our numbers drop to only five. They didn’t waste time, and were soon planting pineapples and soya beans in our garden. Thes...
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Basankusu: Francis Hannaway thinks about his time in the Congo
Time goes quickly in Basankusu, in the Congo. My three years have spilled into a fourth year committed to missionary life with Mill Hill Missionaries. The students I started teaching at the beginning of 2015 are studying Philosophy in Uganda. They will even...
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Basankusu: Francis Hannaway thinks about his time in the Congo
Time goes quickly in Basankusu, in the Congo. My three years have spilled into a fourth year committed to missionary life with Mill Hill Missionaries. The students I started teaching at the beginning of 2015 are studying Philosophy in Uganda. They will even...
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Kinshasa: avoiding trouble!
It was already 9 o'clock, this morning,
when I set off from the outskirts of Kinshasa to go to my makeshift office at
the 'Procure des Missions' in central Kinshasa. I’m staying in Kinshasa for a
few weeks, to sort out accounts and such like for our Mill Hi...
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Basankusu: Catherine's story
“Help me!” whispered a young woman as she gripped my arm, her voice barely audible over the noise of the jostling crowd. It was a full year ago, during the eye-doctors’ annual visit. The hospital compound was buzzing with crowds from far and wide who had co...
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Pick the low hanging fruit - that's the easiest thing.
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DR Congo: Christmas and presents
Advent is a
time of preparation – putting our lives in order and thinking about what is
important in life. Of course, giving presents at Christmas can be fun, too! A lot has
happened in the last month. I visited a school for orphans run by Mama Martha
and h...
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I spent time last week with Greenpeace - to see how much carbon is stocked in the peat bogs of the rainforest.
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How do children get accepted at our centre for malnourished children?

First we get them checked out.
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Some of our
helpers’ children played on the ground while those being treated for
malnutrition stared aimlessly into space. Similarly, their parents looked bored
and there was little in the way of conversation taking place. On the other side
of our fence, a ...
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