HIV/AIDS Orphans: Interview With Prince Harry’s Sentebale Staff

There is a beautiful clinic in my village in Lesotho, Africa, funded by the U.S. Millenium Challenge Corporation.   As you may have read in a previous blog post, I visited it a few weeks ago, and...read more

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I Have No Privacy

When you live in a rural village in Lesotho, southern Africa, you soon realize that everyone knows your business, and that you have no privacy. In the morning, I peek out my door to see if...read more

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Integrating into My Rural Village in Lesotho

Visiting my local clinic is an important part of integrating into my community as a Peace Corps volunteer. I live in a rural part of Lesotho, a small landlocked country in southern Africa. I want to...read more

Home can be anywhere you choose it to be.

Around 10 a.m., an old blue truck makes it way to the top of the hill, and stops a few feet from my room. It’s Sister Bernadette, the Principal of the Catholic school where I...read more

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Maliba: Christmas At The Best Resort in Lesotho, Africa

This Christmas, I decided to give myself a gift of love, luxury and to be completely responsible for my own happiness. I admit, I felt sorry for myself, especially without a home to go back to,...read more

Swearing in Ceremony with the U.S. Ambassador of Lesotho

I was sworn in as a Peace Corps Volunteer, by the U.S. Ambassador of Lesotho, Matthew Harrington, on December 16th, 2015. Our pre-service training lasted ten weeks, and I found it far more intense, and stressful, than...read more

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Peace Corps Trainees Finally Get One Day to Relax

Peace Corps Trainees finally get one day to relax, after a week of teaching 3-4 lessons a day, followed by learning Sesotho and practicing for our final language exam....read more

This is Where I Shall be Teaching and Living in Lesotho

I’m so excited to know where I shall be teaching and living for the next two years in Lesotho. Our Peace Corps training is almost over, and I'm tired of living out of my suitcase....read more

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Cultural Differences Between Americans and the Basotho

There are major cultural differences between the Americans and the Basotho, and I shall share a few that our Sesotho language teachers gave as examples when comparing life in the U.S. and life and expectations...read more

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My Daily Life as a Peace Corps Trainee In Lesotho

Here are the latest updates on my daily life as a Peace Corps trainee. Do you remember how upset I was about my laptop screen not working and my camera SD card having a virus? Well...read more

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