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Tag Archives: Youth
This will be my last post on this blog. I will continue blogging, but now it’s time to lay this one to rest since it embodies my Peace Corps Service in Abi Adi, Tigray, Ethiopia where I lived for 22 … Continue reading
I recently wrote about the transformative effect of youth summer camps in Ethiopia while describing Mekele Camp GLOW 2014. As foreigners we are able to synthesize a little piece of America here in Ethiopia for a week or two at … Continue reading
I just worked with 13 other Peace Corps Volunteers and 6 Ethiopian counterparts to conduct the second annual Mekele Camp GLOW. Camp GLOW, which stands for Girls Leading Our World, is an international Peace Corps project focused on teaching youth … Continue reading
Peace Corps Volunteers struggle with sustainability. Just like anyone working in the ‘development’ field, I question the work I am doing. However, since I’m a bottom-of-the-food-chain volunteer who is more or less (ir)responsible for planning my own projects, I question … Continue reading