Category Archives: Volunteering in Africa

5 Quotes to Challenge You

Quick Blog Post Today:  Thought I’d share some really moving and inspirational quotes that challenge me to try harder, do more, etc.  Hope they do the same for you! Number 1: “Everyone agrees that primary education is the salvation of … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: “Becoming a Gambian”

I’m thrilled to bring you a guest blog post by Allison Reeves this week.  Allison is a PhD student in health communication and was one of four NSGA interns that worked in The Gambia on our Gender Equity and Youth … Continue reading

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A Letter to Michelle

This week, I’m sharing with you a letter that I wrote to my friend Mike’s sister, Michelle, who is working in an African country for the first time.  Mike was worried about Michelle after reading about her experience with culture shock on her … Continue reading

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Reintegration: Life after Love4Gambia

I’ve been home from Africa for almost 3 weeks now. Anyone with the good fortune to have spent time in Africa will agree with me when I write that it’s harder to come home than it is to go to … Continue reading

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