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Coffee Talk

“We thought you didn’t like it it here anymore,” Ramarolahy Victor said to me between sips of his coffee as we sat outside with my little Malagasy family. 422 more words



“My mom died two years ago, but no one will tell me what happened. So I live with other family here.”

“Well, what do they tell you?” 16 more words


Get out there!

Getting out of the house can be a big struggle for volunteers. I didn’t understand this before I arrived in Lesotho. But now I get it. 283 more words

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I know I still owe blog posts on Ramadan and my work here, but I am feeling very inspired right now about a different subject, so I’m just going to go with it. 1,513 more words


Two kids came to week three of the summer reading program at Eversham Primary. Two. The program was supposed to be four weeks long. I started off with about twenty kids, then thirteen, which then dwindled down to about seven. 771 more words

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New site, New life!

  Hello big World outside the small village that is Moldova! 

   I am now living at my permanent site, in the village of Biești, raionul Orhei, Moldova. 1,462 more words

From Trainee to Volunteer

Today marked the day that I officially became a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia with the Rural Education Development (RED) program. Hurray! In order to make it to this point I have spent the past 11 weeks in training and was required to pass the following assessments: teaching, language, culture, safety, medical, and bike maintenance. 462 more words

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