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
Swim Benin Works with the Beninese Swim Federation
As an English teacher for a year in the small West African country of Benin, native Californian Dan Airth was saved by the fact he was within a quick motorcycle ride to the nearest pool. He remembers being astonished when he first walked into the swim facility called Stad de l’Amitie (Friendship Stadium).
The stadium and sports complex is the center of recreation and Beninese go there to rollerblade, choreograph dance, hold…Continue
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