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Bad Water

Oiti is the name of a tree with small thorns and also the name of a area of Olbalbal. In recent days many people have come from Oiti to the small government clinic here at Olbalbal complaining of serious stomach cramps and vomiting. The people figured that it must be from the water of a […]

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Korduni Bounces Back

Korduni, the 14 month old son of Niomom who takes care of the house here, was fainting and had a very high fever last week. I took them to the American Doctor’s hospital in Karatu that is a two and a half hour drive from here at Olbalbal. They kept him for two days there […]

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