Tags » Peace Corps

Final Grades for This Term

I realize that in my last post I said I wasn’t going to post anything else until I got my invitation, citing an excessive amount of posting in the past.   615 more words

MPA With A Specialization In Nonprofit Management

FAQ -- Peace Corps

Where is Ethiopia? What will you be doing? How long is Peace Corps — 2 years?

I get the same questions from most people about my future Peace Corps service, so I decided to make a FAQ. 817 more words

Peace Corps

Joy, Actually

Tis the season for sugar cookies, twinkly holiday lights and that annual viewing of the amazingly saccharine film “Love Actually.” Little pleasures I would most certainly be reveling in if I were stateside this time of year. 1,356 more words

Books for Africa: The One to One Literacy Project

Happy Holidays everyone!

This post is about a project I’ve been working on for the past few months with a group of volunteers called the One to One Literacy Project. 562 more words

Peace Corps

A day in the life

A typical morning starts around 6 am with the roosters. (I rather despise roosters now–they can’t be bothered to wait for the sun before squawking their pea brains out.) If they don’t wake me, the dad who lives in my compound comes to my window and hollers in, “Yawa! 848 more words


Spotlight on Mbemba

Whenever I’m in village and have down time (which, let’s be honest, is most of the time), I start thinking about potential things to blog about so that you lovely people have something interesting to read every so often. 1,099 more words