For one of my last blog posts I decided to share some lessons that I have learned in these past four beautifully challenging months… SO HERE WE GO 🙂 (you can also check this post out on the CIEE TANZANIA blog) ! I did a guest blog post: http://study-abroad-blog-iringa-cdlc.ciee.org/ But first a recap on the … Continue reading Recap from my last two weeks and lessons learned in Tanzania!!
Since we were so busy last weekend I was unable to post a blog for the week! This one will be for the past two weeks here!! Updates on sickness: I still have typhoid! Shelby now also has typhoid so 4/5 girls now have it!! Lucky Sophie is the only safe one currently! AND I … Continue reading Week 2&3 in the village- Stomach amoebas, double pink eye and Envisioning Dream Communities 🙂
Hey hey from my first week here in the village of Kidete!! (pictures to come because there is not enough wifi at the NGO to upload photos!! haha yep you heard that right, I am not in Ikanga, I actually found out the day I was arriving to my host family that I am actually … Continue reading Typhoid, Plates of Ugali, and Killing it in Kidete (photos to come)!
Hey hey everybody, I am back and healthy and better than ever!! WHY? You might ask, well after a really terrible and rough 16 hour bus ride home from Kilimanjaro I discovered that maybe, after 6 days of being unable to eat, that there was something more wrong with me than tiredness and dehydration, well … Continue reading Typhoid, Dala Dala (BILL YA’LL) anddddd….. READ TO FIND OUT
KILI!!! My journey to the Roof of Africa! This is a typed up version of my written notes from the mountain 🙂 Travel Day- Traveling to Moshi Traveling was absolutely insane! I boarded a bus from Iringa to Moshi at a very early 5:30 am as my bus was to leave at 6am. Baba Pauly … Continue reading KILI! My incredible journey to the Roof of Africa!!
Hey hey pretty people, I’m back again with some more updates on my life here in Tanz!!! In Contemporary Educational Issues in East Africa we have visited and observed three different schools/NGO programs in the past 3 weeks, these include places like Global Outreach (working to eradicate computer illiteracy in Tanz), and SabaSaba primary school. … Continue reading Basket Weaving, Chaos Corners AND Finding Peanut Butter
The title says it all... We began classes in the first week of September. Everyone is required to take Management of Community Development Programs, Research Methodology Seminar, and Kiswahili, while the other two classes are filled with electives. My two electives are History of East Africa and Contemporary Educational Issues in East Africa— both of … Continue reading Classes. Fake Roommates. GOATS.