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Thing #21

My counterpart at the S&CD Office, Kefilwe. Each and every Peace Corps Volunteer is assigned to a worksite within their village and given a specific person with whom they are supposed to collaborate as a colleague. That person is known as your counterpart. Some of these relationships are star-crossed from the start. Maybe the counterpart isn’t motivated or interested. Maybe the volunteer ..read more

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It Couldn’t Have Been Better

How lucky are we? This coming Saturday, August 8th, we celebrate one year of living in Botswana. That’s amazing. In that time, we’ve had friends come to visit TWICE. To us, that’s far more amazing. Our hearts are still overflowing from our most recent visit. We are exhausted and overjoyed and sick and sad all at the same time. Thank ..read more

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Copycat Post: So What Does Jon Do?

So it kinda turns out people are interested in what we’re doing over here beyond looking at birds and getting a lot of sun. That’s sweet of you guys. Thanks.

I don’t do the same thing as Kellie. In fact, she works in a completely different sector than I do. I am a Local Government Capacity Builder. We have a lot of the ..read more

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WARNING: This post is seriously boring

Jon said this is way too boring to post but I figured maybe someone would be interested in my interpretation of work here.

We talk a lot about our life here but don’t mention work specifically very much. We garden, hike, cook, yoga, play with the neighborhood kids and plan trips. Life is pretty killer for sure. What about the work? ..read more

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