Hi Friends and Supporters,
I have posted before about my non-profit Swim Benin and would like to give you an update.
This month we have been hosting a Holiday Swim Program which takes place on 4 consecutive weekends in August. The timing coincides with the normal vacation period for public schools in Benin.
Instructors Monika Rohmer from France and Felix Uzor of Ghana have come to Benin for the event. Monika is a certified swim instructor and a competitive swimmer who…Continue
Changing the Tide to Help Benin Swim
The idea to start a swim school in Benin came to me when I saw these kids hanging off the side of a mud-filled boat in the middle of Lake Nokue. I was padding in between Cotonou to Ganvie, the 4-mile route which links the fishing village of Ganvie with the markets of Cotonou on the mainland. Traveled for…Continue
Added by Miriam S Lynch on March 30, 2016 at 8:13am — No Comments
Hi Swim Enthusiasts,
I wanted to share my experiences living (and swimming) in Benin the past 10 months. The following article I have submitted to a couple swim magazines and if you have any ideas of other places to get it published, I would love to hear them.SwimmingattheStad.docx
If you are interested in donating to the swim program, please visit gofundme.com and see my…Continue
Added by Dan Airth on November 30, 2015 at 9:05pm — No Comments