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Human Rights Day in SA


Another South African Holiday is coming to a close. March 21st is called Human Rights Day but it is the anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960. 498 more words

The Policeman and the Provocative Question

This Entry’s Theme of the Blogging Abroad Boot Camp Challenge: crazy moments (aka 90% of this blog’s content). Just for clarification, the amaZulu and Republic of South Africa are not the crazy parties. 772 more words

An Unfiltered Glance of Carers for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

This entry’s topic for the blogging boot camp challenge: community member profile (aka interviewing someone that resides in my current home).

Interviews are a significant but unwritten part of my current job description. 797 more words


The Izikhanyezi Theory

Setting: Afternoon of Christmas Eve, on the taxi back to site from Duke City. I have stumbled into conversation with a few men in the back. 284 more words

Dose Of South African Perspective

Privilege: Are you restricted from Certain Countries?

A huge portion of public health is advocacy. Until HIV /AIDS concerns became my full time job, I did not think about HIV/AIDS in a life span context. 700 more words


I can see Lesotho from my house…

Literally Tina Fey, I can also make geographic snarky remarks.

I am the closest PCV to Lesotho (in South Africa… according to the PC website… 128 more words

Everyday Adventure