A market in Madagascar is not your typical farmer's market. Find yourself on the world's fourth largest island and here are the fruit you'll discover.
While it hurt to say goodbye, I still feel like the luckiest person in the world for now possessing a superpower – one that gives me a perspective that not everyone has after seeing what I have seen and after living among my neighbors in a remote, rural village in Madagascar. I feel an obligation to share with others but feel anxious, unsure if it's even possible to share an experience like this.
Let me try.
Women are far from having equal rights as men in Malagasy society. But without women, the men are basically screwed, according to a group of young Malagasy girls living in southern Madagascar. From teenage pregnancy to sexism, they shared their dreams and thoughts about the future of women in their country.
If there is any hope in making change here, it is up to you and the youth of this village. If anyone can do it, it’s you.
I couldn't help but feel a little panicked when I arrived in Madagascar, where I had so much time and no idea how to fill it.
And then I learned to slow down.
Way, way down.
It is important to talk about the drought, but the drought does not define the people of Androy. There are other stories that are not about the drought and it is important — just as important — to talk about them.