Saturday, April 30, 2011
We are coming to do your installation the week of May 8-15. We just
got the stuff and are hampered by the poor condition of the road and
have a backlog of unfinished biz because of poor logistics. I will
keep you informed. Thanks for the report and good work. Ivan
Sunday, April 17, 2011
I am a school principal in a small village in
As I leave
I was astonished sitting in an automobile through an automatic car wash, attending a church service where the songs were projected on a screen, having my teeth examined and cleaned in a dentist's office. I had never imagined these things, and many others.
But the most powerful impression is the people. From the very first I was welcomed as a friend and I have not been treated in any other way by anyone during this visit. Your generous hospitality and many courtesies to a foreigner and stranger in your midst speak eloquently of the
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Friday, April 1, 2011
A famous 19th century Scottish poet, novelist, and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson once wrote, “Life is a series of farewells”. That presumes, of course, that life is also a series of “Hellos”.
Saying “Hello” to you two weeks ago was a pleasure, and your presence in our midst and in my company has been a source of joy the entire time. Many people have told me how favorably they were impressed by your smile, cordial demeanor, and warm personality. You have graced our community and markedly enhanced the favor in which FIPE is held.
You return to your home and your people knowing that some Americans who had never heard of Lesotho now feel they have a friend there. Bettie, Sherrie, and Hamp join me in gratitude for the great gift you have given us. Please know you will remain forever in our hearts and memories.
In gratitude and friendship,
W. Jackson Wilson
FOUNDATION FOR INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXCHANGE
from the President Emeritus