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Five Alive – Goodbye ECC

Friday was our last day at Emmanuel Counselling Centre. I came here thinking that it wouldn’t be this hard to leave because we wouldn’t be working with young children. I have since changed my mind. Many of the youth are the same age as we are and as a result, we have developed strong friendships…

Four and soon to be no more

My titles aren’t to exciting anymore bu This past week was our last week of teaching at Kagiso Senior Secondary School in Ramotswa. We taught lessons on Career Choices and Development as well as Life Skills. It was really interested to hear what the students aspired to be and how dedicated many of them are…

Three…weeks at ECC Left :(

I have reached the halfway point of my placement here in Botswana and I have 26 days left! I have mixed feelings because I am enjoying my time here so much that it will be very hard to leave. But when I am not busy I do think of my friends and family that I…

Second the best

I have been at my placement, Emmanuel Counselling Centre, run by BOCAIP (Botswana Christian Aids Intervention Program) for the last two weeks and two days now. During our first week at the centre we did not have specific tasks to complete rather we were instructed to get comfortable with the youth and how the centre…

The first few steps…

Dumelang! (Hello Everyone!) I have been in Gaborone, Botswana for over a week now and I am having such a wonderful time! We, (Shawna, Rachael and I) are currently staying at a guest house provided by Skillshare International, as they are in a partnership with WUSC. We are so grateful that WUSC (World University Services…

Botswana!

My name is Megan Hamill and I am entering my fourth year in the Concurrent Education program at Laurier/Nipissing University in Brantford. I am one of three members of Project Empathy traveling to Botswana, Africa for eight weeks this summer. Project Empathy is a not-for-profit organization that raises public awareness with regard to the consequences…