Category Archives: Brittany B.

Goodbye Learners!

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On Wednesday we said our goodbyes to the learners and teachers at The School For the Visually Impaired. It was bittersweet. I have no idea where the last three and a half weeks went, but I enjoyed every second of it. The day started very quiet, as the students knew later on they would have […]


Wrapping Up Week Three

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        Last week everyone rotated classrooms. We were all assigned a new classroom that did not have university students. We wanted all the learners to feel involved. As much as we were just getting to know our first class, we really did not want to make any of the learners feel left out. Our first […]


Springbok, Elephants, Lions, Oh My!

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We arrived at Mondjila Safari Camp around 1 p.m. Friday. After a six-hour drive, we were ready to just relax in fresh air. Everyone settled into their tents. We stayed in pairs for the weekend. The tents were upscale but didn’t take away from the atmosphere. We were provided with two beds, two side tables […]


A Weekend Away

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After ending our first week in the schools, we boarded the van and headed off to Swakopmund. Swakopmund is a small German influenced town by the west coast. Before we arrived, we made a pit stop for lunch, pictures and stretching. The next stop was Dune 7. We drove down a long dirt road surrounded […]


Safe & Sound

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WE MADE IT TO NAMIBIA! I honestly have to say one of the longest weekends ever. I don’t even know where the time went and at some parts I asked myself, “Is this real life?” The flight from O’hare to Heathrow, London was roughly seven and a half hours. Our British Airway flights were decked […]


It’s The Final Countdown!

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Just hours to go before we board a plane and start our adventure!! Don’t worry, I am still packing up my suitcase… Packing 101 Make a list of items to pack Wow, was that challenging enough! Prof. Caro sent us a list of all that she is packing and the International Programs Office sent us […]


Full Swing

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We are in the full swing of things here at UW-Stevens Point!! Myself and 14 other students are traveling to Namibia, Africa, a country just north of South Africa. We are going to be helping at a visually impaired school in Windhoek, where students were abandoned by their parents and have all different levels of […]