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Stories from the Horn #170
May 30, 2023
This week I want to point you to some of the work my organization has launched in Djibouti. If you are local, check these out!
The International School of Djibouti, the best school around!
BikeSKILL, meeting all your biking needs in Djibouti and training local entrepreneurs.
Wells Woodworks, high quality wood products and investing in Djiboutian craftsmen.
An Old Essay
This is a new section in which I will link to one of my own older articles. Enjoy!
“Bring a Big Knife to School” Day, in The Smart Set, published in 2013
Awarded a *2013 Best American Travel Writing Notable Essay.
On to more stories from the Horn.
Girls Scouts in the USA ship cookies to the military base in Djibouti. I remember my daughter’s troop one year were part of passing out cookies. They had 10,000 boxes! Every soldier got two boxes of each kind of cookie and the girls brought home boxes upon boxes. No complaints here!
Djibouti, Berbera, and Dar ports all pass Mombassa’s port in new World Bank ranking of ports. Djibouti ranks among the best on the continent.
“Arday” is the first TV series filmed in Mogadishu in 30 years, a 10-part series about high school students
Have a wonderful week.