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By Overseas Educators Rachel & Peter
Sitting on a wooden porch on a rainy afternoon in Nairobi, sipping some soups, we can’t help but notice something: it’s so quiet! Nobody…
By Kayleigh Lillethun
We’ve made it to Zanzibar! We’ve been here for about two weeks now and I think that we still love it just as much as…
By Mary Dudley Berry
Hello to all of our fans out there!
As our time at Ohana Amani came to an end, the group experienced a few changes in our…
By Morgan Kromer
Peace between those who breathe together,
We helped to make a class in trees,
A fierce game of badminton at the Fox’s Farm in Mufindi.
Maytal enjoying the lush landscape in Mufindi.
Kiara got muddy playing soccer in the rain with some boys at
By Kiara D. Chavez, Tosca, Mary Dudley, and Maytal
Hola mis quieridos amigos,
Last week we finished staying at the Munfindi Children’s Home. It was amazing to experience bonding with…
By Rebecca Klane
Halfway through. Never before have I had such a mix of awe that it has already been six weeks and frustration that we will not experience the…
Kayleigh and Kiara relaxing on the top of a waterfall after a long hike near our Swahili School.
Group photo with our teacher from Swahili school.
Prepping to make pizza
By Maytal Agasi
Habari gani ndugu?
Tunajifunza Kiswahili Morogoro.
Tunasema Kiswahili kidogo.
Hali ya hewa ni joto na mvua.
Tunafurahia kunywa chai ya moto.
Tumekula mikate mingi.
Miti na maua…
Meeting with the director of WeAct, an organization that provides health services and entrepreneurship opportunities for women infected with HIV/AIDS in Kigali, Rwanda.
Meeting with the ladies of the sewing
By Tosca van Oostrum and Maytal Agasi
Last week we were in Rwanda and experienced a lot of emotions that we wanted to share with you.
for crossing our…
Beginning the Lake Bunyonyi Canoe Trek.
Mana Bena’s on Lake Bunyonyi.
Maytal learning how to shoot a bow and arrow from the B’twa people.
Peter and Morgan doing headstands at
By Jason Tyler
Hey! Hoping this finds everyone back home doing well!
We’ve had an eventful past few days at SNEC and Lake Bunyonyi.
We arrived at SNEC, a school…
Dressed up to visit the Gaddafi Mosque in Kampala.
Buying produce in the fruit market in Kabale.
Exploring the hills near the Special Needs Education Center outside of Kabale.
By Ellie and Maytal
Hi family and friends!
Nkula 2018 wanted to start by introducing ourselves so that you have a better idea of who you will be reading about…
Greetings, Families and Friends of the Spring 2018 Nkula group:
The Nkula group had a night in Dubai, had a successful rendezvous with Tosca, and are now safe and sound…
Greetings, Family and Friends of the Carpe Diem Spring 2018 Nkula group:
We are happy to inform you that the Nkula group (minus Tosca, who will meet the group in…
By Overseas Educators Pete and Rachel
Rachel and Pete here at the Carpe Diem HQ in Portland! In just a few short days, we will be hopping on a…