Friends of Mandritsara

Vicky Hopley’s Focus on Madagascar March 2018

International Women’s Day: 8th March is quite a celebration here in Mandritsara. A parade of women representing work places and organizations takes place and every year I am surprised at the number of women who take part as well as the effort that goes into it. Each organization represented chooses a colour theme for their women. This year, the thirty or so women representing the hospital had dresses made in African print of different colours. After parading around the town, everyone gathered in the central stadium for official speeches. It was a lovely opportunity to get to know colleagues better….

Vicky Hopley’s Focus on Madagascar March 2018


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