Fabian, from London and Molefi from South African, arrived early monday morning - and were instrumental in our last day preparations for the IMC Africa convergence Center.

Advance Team
Advance Team pictured on the 2nd floor terrace of the House

Turns out we got the numbers wrong - 30 delegates arrived on the day we negotiated access to the first two bedroom apartment. Yikes. Fortunately, the house was ready a day early and our landlord was willing to let us move in a day early.

The "mattresses" are one inch foam pads, but everyone is very flexible and in good spirits.

On day 1 (Wednesday), we met in the morning and formed four committees: finance, program, welfare, and mediation.

Preparing our first lunch
Preparing our first lunch

After the committees met, we had down time while we waited for lunch.

In the backyard
In the backyard