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Author Archive: Margaret G

De-brief!

It has been almost exactly a year since I first departed for Malawi, and about nine months have passed since leaving it.  I am always thinking about the time I spent there, about the friends and places I left behind.  Leaving was difficult, I knew it would be, however coming home was harder than I…

Muli Bwanji!

Muli Bwanji! Jambo! Bonjour! These are all greetings in just a few of the many languages that are to be heard floating around Dzaleka, the refugee camp here in Malawi where I?ve been living and working for the past two months. While it took just a few days to learn the various greetings, conversational Chichewa…

Hello everyone!

My name is Margaret and I’ve recently graduated from the University of Toronto with a specialist degree in socio-cultural anthropology and a minor in environmental anthropology. Prior to my time in Toronto, I lived in Denmark for a year where I did some preparatory work for university as well as volunteered at a soup kitchen.…