Proposed Schedule for Messiah College and Joni & Friends (JAF) in Mali
(Tominian, Koro and Bla field work and Bamako Workshop on Disabilities)
June 2-16, 2010
June 3: Arrive in Bamako on Air France from Paris (Ray Norman, Liz Susmann, Sarah Finney, Emily Howell, Jo Larson, Hannah Norman).
June 4: Meet with WV ND or Operations Dir. in morning; depart for Tominian mid-morning.
June 5: Students move to the Sister's compound in Mandiakuy
June 4-11: Working at Tominian & Mandiakuy
June 7-8: Ray Norman & 2 students travel to Koro for 2 days & one night.
June 9: Arrive in Bamako on Air France from Paris (Steve Bundy and Chip Kingery, from Joni & Friends, JAF).
June 10: Depart for Tominian with Steve Bundy and Chip Kingery by 8:00 or 9:00. Must arrive in Tominian no later than 14:00 (visit to Yasso village planned at 15:00.)
June 11: Norman, Bundy and Kingery depart Tomiian for Mandiakuy early morning. Tour Madiakuy project, pick up students from Sisters Guesthouse, and drive to San. In afternoon, meet with Handicap Association (handicapped persons in San) from 14:30-16:30. At 16:30 drive to Bla and stay the night. (Note: This is the return trip to Bamako and may require 2 vehicles; 8 travelers plus chauffeurs….Norman, 5 students, Bundy and Kingery.)
June12: Visit Tafili Tangara and handicapped persons in Bla in morning. Lunch in Bla, then depart for Bamako in afternoon. Arrive Bamako in evening.
June 14-15: WV Workshop on Disability, led by Messiah Collage and JAF.
June 15: Bundy and Kingery depart Bamako on Air France the evening of June 15.
June 16: Norman to meet with WV ND, for review of workshop and planning for future.
Departure of Norman and Messiah College students on evening of June 16.