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{WEEK ONE} learning, planning & moving.

Hello from Santa Cruz!

The team have been in Santa Cruz for 6 days now. Here is a little update of what has been happening so far and the news! 801 more words

ICS Journey

Bolivia Part 1

I have spent the last 2 weeks in South America. I have had some very highs (3600 metres) and some very lows. I have 8 weeks left to spend here but I wanted to share some stories we have experienced up until this point. 871 more words


The Bus Ride

Imagine this. No really imagine. I hustle onto a bus, deposit my two bolivianos in the drivers hand and begin my journey. I breathe in the musky early morning air and try to capture the world around me. 741 more words



Being a girl who thrives on challenges and risks, when the opportunity was presented to me of going to a foreign, non-english speaking country for 10 weeks, my heart leaped. 427 more words


The final few weeks in Khayelisha

Due to various problems, illness, lack of internet, busy schedules, I wasn’t able to write a post for each of the last weeks in South Africa, so I thought I would try and sum it all up in one final piece. 603 more words


Khayelisha Week 5 - saying goodbye and Drakensberg

A lot has gone on this week, momentum has picked up and we’re finding ourselves busy throughout each day. On Monday we had a meeting with a group of about thirty people from the Rock of Life Church, through which we explained our business idea and recruited some ‘champions’ to take on the leadership once we’re gone. 460 more words


Before I go to Bolivia

I’m about to leave on a ten-week trip to Bolivia with ICS Tearfund; before I leave I wanted to write down why I am going, what I hope to learn and some of my expectations for the trip. 317 more words