School, weather and hospital trips 

I feel like so much happens on these placements that one or two blog posts just don’t do it justice.  Last week we started our projects, going into schools and teaching English and Six Bricks (a Lego development program), visiting local crèches, and facilitating a youth homework club. At the moment it’s a weird mix…

Settling into Weenen

Tomorrow marks a week since we arrived in Weenen and it’s already flying past, yet at the same time it feels as if we’ve been here for weeks – always a strange juxtaposition. The community has welcomed us with open arms, hearts, and minds. Our host families have been amazing – though if mine keeps…

Welcome Back to South Africa!

It’s the millienial cliche – Africa changed my life, but that really is the truth of it. I went to South Africa in the Spring of 2015 (or their Autumn/Winter) and my life was turned upside down. I was partaking in the ICS (International Citizen Service) programme with Tearfund, a Christian charity, yet I was…