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Author Archive: Nipuni Dhanawardana

Extension Granted

I find myself really well adjusted to my workplace, living situation and my Botswana life overall. So much so, that at the end of March, I was getting panicky at the thought of leaving. I just felt that if I stayed a few more weeks, I would learn more, do more, and be in better…

Eyes on the Horizon. Jump Far. 5,4,3,2,1 Bungee!

I’m at the oh-my-gosh-time-is-flying-by stage of my internship. I’ve settled in quite nicely to my life in Botswana. The thought of leaving makes me more nervous than the thought of staying longer. I wish my family and friends could have a first-hand look into all that I get to experience. I guess my blogs, photos…

First Week in Botswana

[***please note: this blog post was done in January for my faculty blog, and I am re-posting it here for context before adding my third blog post.] My internship for the Winter 2011 semester is with Stepping Stones International (SSI) in Botswana and will be credited towards a CO-OP placement. It’s been a little over…

Autobiography

Hi Everyone :) My name is Nipuni and I will be participating in the Winter 2011 International Internships with Stepping Stones International (SSI) in Botswana. My position will be as a Program Officer and I will be helping SSI on their after school program for orphaned and vulnerable youth. A little more about me… I…