Warm outside but the inside cold. I ain't understand this foreign weather at all. But lemme don't complain, eh? I got food in me belly and roof over me head.
Waaaahhh...who I fooling? I want to go market and gyaff (chat) with all body like I useta do in Guyana pre-covid.
Anyway, back to the non-complaining...look-here one lady from Guyana, living in Merica, who decide she gon make the most o' she time at home.
Let she-self tell she story like the others before.
Now into our lives comes the Covid pandemic and we are in lockdown. I read of people. getting bored, depressed, overweight, fractious, angry, resentful, scared, even divorced. I didn’t want those things for me . With renewed vigor, I started a new project in the year of Covid. . I named it WATER FOR LIFE PROJECT. From the sale of greeting cards, and acrylic pictures, I raised enough funds to complete my project.
It was one of the more enjoyable and productive time periods in my life. I painted for hours at a time answering to the creative urge. My husband would sit on the swing nearby and look on. In May of 2020, I donated $3000.00 to Zakaat Foundation of America to provide clean water to a place where none was accessible. The foundation chose the village of Kulela, Pusiga District in Ghana. They dug a well for the villagers. The women you see in the picture now do not have to walk three or more miles to fetch jars of water for their daily use. This well has freed up time for them to plant, to earn, to look after their children and more importantly, have clean drinking water, which will.prevent water borne diseases.