Children in My Village in Lesotho

    I am amazed to see how very young children in my rural village in Lesotho, are left to entertain themselves without toys or adult supervision. As I sat on Mary’s porch, I watched these, one more

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Please Help Me Raise $5,000 to Make My School Safe

I need your help to raise $5,000 to improve the safety and education of students at my rural school in Lesotho, Africa. CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO MY PROJECT IN LESOTHO (Scroll Down Until You Reach more

The Queen of Lesotho Works Out at My Gym

Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho I’ve never met the Queen of Lesotho, but I knew someone important had arrived at my gym when two black, official-looking cars pulled up at the back entrance to more

Not Being Politically Correct May Shock You

People are not “politically correct” in my village in Lesotho. This may shock you. In America we try to be "politically correct" so as not to offend someone. There are certain things we would never say, more

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Who Are You?

When I first moved to my village in Lesotho, Africa, everyone asked me "Who Are You? It wasn't until I read a blog post entitled: “One Question You Should Ask Everyone You Meet,” “Who Are You?” instead of: “What more

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Is Medication Overprescribed in Lesotho?

  After living in Lesotho for almost a year, I have experienced two cases of overprescribed medication and agree with the results of a new study that shows that: “Doctors in sub-Sahara Africa generally prescribe more more

Update on My Lesotho Community Project

    I've been working hard and fast to submit the application to start funding my Peace Corps Community Project. As you can see, the roof and ceiling collapsed at my school, and I hope you can help more

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Recycling Trash to Toys

  Twice a week, I burn my trash in a small pit outside my rondavel. Tremendous guilt sets in the minute I strike the match, realizing that I’m contributing towards global warming. Each time, I’m surprised more

Online Dating: My Coping Mechanism for Boredom

The Peace Corps warned us that boredom and loneliness may cause a problem at times, and asked us to think of some coping mechanisms. I came up with a new one: online dating. My days more

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When to Give Money and When Not To

One of the challenges I face while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Lesotho, Africa, is when to give money and when not to. My views on this matter are constantly changing based more

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