28 million people in Africa have been infected with HIV. Think about that for a second… 28 MILLION! Today is “World AIDS Day”. Before this year I paid little if any attention to this day or the effect of HIV/ AIDS in the world in general. 556 more words
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It’s a lovely Sunday night as I sit here writing this much procrastinated blog post about my life in Botswana.
Lightning and thunder fill the sky, a light rain is dropping against my tin roof, and all my windows are open, letting the cool breeze slide over my skin. 1,421 more words
“¡Corazón! ¡Corazón! ¡Corazón!” the crowd chanted. A few girls let out some high pitched “Wooooos” as well.
It was the day of campaign speeches. All three groups of student council hopefuls were on stage, waiting for their turn to wow the crowd with promises of what each would achieve in the next school year. 393 more words
Sunday Burkina Faso held a very historical presidential election. The results have been announced officially and I just wanted to share a quick update.