Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sick and Dirty

(written 8/31) A small breakdown did happen, but it wasn’t too bad. Between being sick (and consequently not being able to be upright for more than ~15 min), having ants crawling all over my room, and having our drinking water … Continue reading

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…and we signed up for this why?

(written 8/29) 3rd day in Tabora Ashley and I are both feeling a bit overwhelmed being here. Our reaction to actually moving into our home is ‘what am I doing here? Why did I decide to come do this again?’ … Continue reading

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First Night in Tabora

(written 8/27) I am sitting here, under the canopy of my light blue mosquito net, listening to the crickets chirping, the noisy chatter outside, and the blasting radio as I write this on my first night in Tabora. So much … Continue reading

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to be relieved, -pumzika

This is the overwhelming feeling of the moment. I am sitting in the office at Sam and Ana’s house. We have just returned from our day of shopping and I can only heave a huge sigh of relief. I’m drinking … Continue reading

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Pictures!

I know some of you are incredibly curious as to what Tanzania/ our lives looks like. Here are a few pictures from the first week: Here is just a general scenery shot of Korogwe. It’s surrounded by these beautiful mountains (the Umbara … Continue reading

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to prepare a meal, -pika chakula

At various points during the summer, I realized that, although it was clear that I was beginning an incredible journey, most people did not realize exactly what I was doing or why I was doing it. Even up to the … Continue reading

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Orientation

Our first partner picture! Photo by Marc Dominianni We are spending this week living at the PC house in Korogwe and having day-long orientation sessions at the 2Seeds office (Sam and Ana’s house). A few notes of interest about orientation: … Continue reading

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