Litchi Season is Here
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Blog from MBP Volunteer, Nina Miasa mafy vao mikaly nama! Translation: Those who work hard will be fed, my friend!   Litchi baskets stacked and ready to be filled next to the Ambolotara fokontany sign.   A tree behind Ambolotara with many bright red, litchi masaka.   Litchi season is in full swing, and no better time to see this popular Malagasy song’s phrase in action. The first signs of litchi season come even weeks … Read More

Adventures & Renovations in Madagascar
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Blog from MBP Volunteer, Sara After a wonderful Christmas spent on the west coast of Madagascar, we volunteers have once more returned to KAFS and to our work with the lemurs! I am, as always, so happy to see our furry friends again as well as our Malagasy friends and co-workers. Everyone seemed to have enjoyed their vacation. I’ve been told that the P.Simus team have had another new baby over Christmas, which is really … Read More

KAFS Alphabet
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By Liz – a 2011-12 MBP Varecia monitoring team volunteer   I just completed nine months of volunteer work on the Varecia project and I really like to make lists, so here is a list of what I like about KAFS (in alphabetical order):   Aye-aye!  Just a couple of weeks after arriving in Madagascar, the dart team captured the second aye-aye in the area. I was really hoping I would get to see an aye-aye … Read More

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