I Went Home For Christmas!

Aaaannnnnddd I’M BACK! It was so awesome going home, I seriously could not be more thankful for the people I have in my life back in the states. Before I went home a lot of volunteers warned me, “you know if you get home and people aren’t as excited/interested to hear about what you’re doing…

A Long Anticipated Surprise

Hello all and sorry for the delay! It’s been a hot minute since I posted something here but so I figured today was a good a time as ever as I have had a lot of events occur recently and I have a surprise to announce……But we’ll cover recent event first! Thanksgiving happened and it…

Happy Thanksgiving!

In response to a concerned reader complaining that I have not posted in some time, I figured I’d try and make it a priority this week to update people on what’s been going on in my rural Tanzanian life. I have officially had my first holiday in Tanzania which was somewhat of an odd one…

General Wonderments of an Over Dramatic 23 Year Old

Since coming back from Dar (which I cannot believe was a month ago) I’ve been keeping busy with GrassRoot. We’re coming to the end of our first implementation and we plan to do a graduation next month, after which we would like to start an adult team (we’ll see if that actually happens). There are…

Burgers, Ethiopian, and Pizza Oh My!

Before I get into all the money I spent on delicious food while I was in Dar (and why I was in Dar in the first place) let’s recap the week before first! So we started our second GrassRoot club with the community. While there was not as big of a turn out as I…

Some People Drown In A Pool Of Tears…

For me it will definitely be a pool of sweat! I swear it’s 200 degrees and never cools down, even in the night. There are some days I would love to stay home just so I don’t have to wear clothes but that’s practically impossible as of recently. In the 3 weeks since my last post…