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June 11, 2015 - Posted by Alexia Szabo - no comments

Hola from London! I cannot believe it but I am finally here! After two years of waiting and preparing and applying and getting my visa and packing, I am finally…

June 9, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

On June 8-9 the team and I had a wonderful opportunity to share dinner with a few Peace Corps volunteers. These relaxed informative sessions opened our eyes to cultural aspects…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

Our time in Baotou has been short, but full of great experiences! A long train ride, a night with a host family, a visit to a farm and a camel…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

I had a true middle school experience this past week. Mrs. Schade, the natural science teacher, is currently continuing her schooling. She took two days off to prepare for an…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Mares, Kelly M - no comments

The National Institute of Special Education for Visually Impaired in Namibia is quite altered from a school system that one coming from Wisconsin would be familiar with. The physical set…

June 7, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

The team and I traveled to Swakopmund to explore another part of Namibia and become adrenaline junkies June 5-7. On the way to the ocean we stopped at a market…

June 5, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

Before I came to Namibia I mainly informed people I would be teaching at a school, but we have become much more than teachers in our first two weeks! We…

June 4, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

On Monday, June 1 we started out our day at a Monday meeting. At NISE, or the National Institute for Special Education, each student grabbed their chair from a classroom…

June 3, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

I can’t say enough great things about our experience playing and touring in Italy through AIST. After touring Rome and Vatican City, we stayed busy and played three more matches…

June 2, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

An unfinished brick building with bunk beds crammed into two small rooms, a small kitchen, no storage for household items, surrounded by more than 100 Chinese acres of fields. This…