In November of 2010, I was afforded the opportunity to volunteer in Abuadi. I am very thankful for their generosity. My time in the village was limited, but I learned a tremendous amount in that short time. The cultural exchange proved beneficial to both myself and the village. I learned about music and dance, food and cooking, farms and markets, while the individuals I dealt with were exposed to a different perspective and introduced to new tools. It is my sincerest hope that Abuadi will continue to grow and learn.