Consecutive days with rainfall in Tamba: 7
Ratio of days in the village to days out of the village: 1:2
Maximum number of weeks the garden fence was intact before part fell down: 3
Meals I cooked for my compound: 1
Ratio of profit from jewelry sales that the women’s group distributed among themselves in the form of loans to the amount they deposited in their bank account: 18:1
Approximate ratio of the cost of one night in our COS hotel to the amount of cash I give my village family each month to feed and house me: 4:1
The rainy season has redeemed itself and the fence has been repaired.
I attempted to make gumbo for my family, but really it was more like chunky vegetable tomato sauce. No one seemed to mind.
I have thirteen village days left.