April 11, 2013 - Slide Show and Coffee from the Democratic Rep. of Congo
Posted by Melissa Raftery on April 08, 2013 0 Comments
Please join us for a late afternoon event featuring coffee from the Democratic Rep. of Congo and a talk / slideshow with MDI based nurse-midwife Linda Robinson. Linda, who spent a year in the Congo with Doctors Without Borders, will share her stories from the small remote village of Shamwana and the trials of work within a community traumatized by a decade of war and famine. Snacks and free Congolese coffee will be provided. We would love it if you joined us.
Location: 44 North Coffee, Deer Isle
(Seamark Building) 11 Church Street, Deer Isle, Rt. 15
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Light snacks will be provided.
Featured author and nurse-midwife, Linda Robinson. Linda currently resides & practices midwifery on Mount Desert Island. Stories from her book, "Sunday Morning Shamwana: A Midwife's Letters from the Field" will be shared and a slide show will compliment the evening.
Sopacdi Coffee Farmers Cooperative
Floating Coffee Cherries
Hillside coffee growing in the eastern Kivu region of the Congo.