Getting to This Point

Quick recap of this week has been more workshops and more working on the exhibition pieces. The exhibition has been postponed a week to July 23rd! My main focus of this week has been… Continue reading

Talking about Tragedies

The first activity the 7th graders did this past Friday at Summer School was to write two paragraphs about an issues they wanted to change. More specifically, if they could change or eliminate… Continue reading

Life from Bed…

I would say it is difficult for me to reflect on my most recent week since I spent most of it in bed due to illness. I did however manage to get out… Continue reading


Once again, this past week’s Circles meeting found a way to move me. I am a notorious worrier. I worry about everything, even when there should be nothing to worry about, I find… Continue reading

Pushing Beyond the Slump

Work is work is work. There comes a point in one’s time abroad when everything becomes finally fairly familiar, and your day to day life settles into a routine. Wake up, go to… Continue reading

Going Back to (Summer) School

I spent this past week preparing for the upcoming Migrant Ed Summer School program. This meant lots of decorating (making the classroom ocean themed) and brainstorming potential lessons and subjects for the incoming… Continue reading

Going Strong

Past the half way point of this entire experience, and still going strong. This was the second week of running our own workshops. It is different than last week; a lot more independence.… Continue reading

It’s The Small Things That Count

The opportunity for a young woman to be trained in a marketable skill or craft, which she can then transform into a person trade or business, has a huge impact whether you are… Continue reading

Getting to know you

Four weeks in and I feel like I was finally able to get a taste of the many facets of the Youth Department this past week. I attended a dialogue session called Orange… Continue reading

Nants Ingonyama Bagithi Baba

Interesting week here at The Burg. Project preparation is in full swing and other projects are in progress. Just this last week I have begun my building projects for the PTF. On Friday… Continue reading