Alexis in Madagascar

Fort Dauphin, home sweet home
  • Vigil

    December 9, 2019 by

    Night has fallen. We’ve eaten our rice and said our nightly prayer. The students are already in bed, resting for tomorrow’s day of studies. At the sound of a knock, we slide open the deadbolt. “Vorona ve?” the visitor asks. Are you ready? “Andao”, let’s go, I reply. The night is pleasantly warm compared to… Read more

  • Eyes of a Child

    November 11, 2019 by

    By spending my time teaching and attending schools around town, I’ve encountered just how much of a privilege my own schooling has been. But for someone who just finished college, in this time and place I don’t feel educated anymore. When my host siblings have questions on their assignments, they turn to their father for… Read more

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