November 26, 2012, 10:11 am
By Aisha Stewart
Stewart was a summer 2012 graduate assistant for the Carter Center’s Trachoma Control Program. She traveled to Ethiopia to help survey families about the Center’s trachoma prevention activities in partnership with the local communities.
Azmera Yogzaw(Photo: A. Stewart/Carter Center)
We met 13-year-old Azmera Yogzaw in the community of Chals, Ethiopia during a trachoma program impact assessment. Chals is a small …
November 12, 2012, 10:15 am
By Nick Jahr
Nick Jahr is among eight long-term observers deployed to Sierra Leone as part of the Center’s observation of the Nov. 17, 2012, presidential and parliamentary elections.
Sierra Leone’s last election was a historic one: the first time the country’s opposition took power more or less peacefully. This also will be a landmark of another sort: the first election conducted solely …