Tad, Jehvana, and Carly share their stories

Episode 17: My Family’s Surrogate, a Veterinary Cardiologist in Hong Kong, and a Husband who Works in DR Congo — Jehvana, Maxie and Tad

You and Me and Everyone We Know is an audio diary made by everyday people living through the Covid-19 pandemic, and in today’s episode, we hear from the woman who carried my babies through pregnancy – our surrogate! We also hear from a veterinary cardiologist in Hong Kong, and Carly interviews her husband Tad who’s working with Eastern Congo Initiative on their Covid19 response… and making the most out of his evacuation from Rwanda by making cookies. Press play below to listen to the latest episode (or find it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play Music, and Stitcher): You and Me and Everyone We Know ·…

In Between Rwanda and Congo

  Along the southern point of Lake Kivu you can pass between Rwanda and Congo. A tiny prop plane will take you from Kigali right to the edge of the country. The flight takes thirty minutes, and they offer a quick snack of Coke and groundnuts while you watch the propeller spin outside. Fifteen minutes of smooth winding road curves around the edges of hills from which you can watch the fishing boats in the small bay. These roads eventually move down to the water’s edge and let you out at a busy little border crossing. There are loose papers…