Entries by Isabel Landaeta

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Ebola in Spain: Dogs or People?

However, the public’s response to the dog’s death immediately brings up two issues for me: the first is how little we know about Ebola, and being faced with the possibility that the dog might infect a single human I would instantly place more value on that one human life than on the dog’s. Second, and most concerning of all, is this: who is marching for the thousands of human lives being lost every day in West Africa?

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The Toothbrush Project to Support Nyumbani Village

Back in Madrid at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, we decided to propose a project that could provide all the children with access to dental hygiene. First, we would collect toothbrushes to send to the orphanage. The University’s solidarity department helped us put up collection points in every department of the University.