In collaboration with USAID, Peace Corps volunteers in Madagascar produced a video to promote exclusive breastfeeding – newborns drinking only breast milk for at least the first six months of life.
The Antandroy tribe in southern Madagascar have a unique way of celebrating the lives of the deceased. For a peek into their traditions, watch the video below.
Madagascar may be the greatest adventure you haven't had yet. Tiptoe across chaotic limestone pinnacles. Swim next to a whale shark. Sift through the sand to find the eggshells of an extinct 10-meter flightless bird, that used to lay a two-gallon egg.
It isn't easy to get to the Indian Ocean's largest island, nor is it easy to explore the diverse landscapes once you arrive. But the best discoveries await the most ambitious travelers. I've lived on the island for three years, and still this country leaves me feeling there is something left to be found.
So, what are you waiting for?
These Antandroy women add color to the traditional cloth with natural dyes made with cassava, roots, and tree bark.