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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

Phone: 207.348.5208

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.

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