Jacques Road: Working Together for Peace

This the best blog you have ever posted. Congratulations my friend,Barbara

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An early afternoon in Kingston, clouds riding high above Wareika Hill – the further end of the green limestone ridge called Long Mountain that runs along the eastern side of the city. Down below, in the area generally called Mountain View, I am taking my time traveling along Jacques Road in the company of Cuso International volunteer Kate Chappell and her colleagues. A young man sits outside a small shop with a laptop balanced on his knees. Three women take a pause from their daily chores for a chat, hands on hips. Most of the children are still in school, but will begin drifting home soon. Dogs lounge in the shade.

We stop at a dip in the road which runs parallel to Mountain View Avenue. Opposite, a small block-making business is at work, in the shade of a spreading guango tree. I have noticed how surprisingly green…

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One thought on “Jacques Road: Working Together for Peace

  1. petchary says:

    Thank you SO much Barbara! I really appreciate it so much. It’s wonderful to see the photos displayed like this. There’s so much good work being done…

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