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Author Archive: Sara Miller

Go Siame Gaborone

Go Siame Gaborone My hands are sweaty. I can’t help but feel impossibly awake despite over a week of little more than 5 hours of sleep per night. My right leg is shaking at an alarming speed as I sit at my desk. Every pump of my heart triggers unease in my gut. My body…

Third Person Observer

  With several mid-way placement evaluations taking place, I’ve come to realize just how quickly my time here at the Cancer Association of Botswana (CAB) is passing. I can’t help but feel there are just too few hours in a day, too few days in a month, and too few months in a year to…

Life in Gaborone

Life in Gaborone After about four weeks here in Gaborone, I’m becoming adapted to the sounds, colours, tastes, smells, and sights that urban Botswana has to offer. Orientation and getting settled In loking back at the first week of my arrival, I can say with honesty that orientation was very helpful in learning the survival…

Biography

I am a fourth year student at the University of Ottawa, Canada, completing my Honours Bachelor degree of Social Sciences with specialization in Political Sciences. As a COOP student, I have been granted the opportunity to work with the Government of Canada’s transportation ministry by contributing to all aspects of policy development at the federal…