The Final Rainy Days

In the final days of our stay in Nicaragua, the rainy season arrived. A few days before our departure we began taking detours to avoid road construction. Now I understand what all the construction was for! On the last Sunday, we hiked around the community with no luck in finding any women to interview for the sub-study. Fortunately, we were able to pilot the much larger interview protocol on a male participant.  The air was sticky and hot and after an attempt at finding health workers in surrounding communities to interview for clinic purposes, it started pouring, so we turned around and headed down the mountain one last time.That completed the data collection for this round of SNA.

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