I was standing in a dusty classroom, surrounded by children sitting at their wooden desks. We had spent two weeks in these classrooms, seeing children use broken pencils, or using their fingers to draw imaginatively in the air while learning the alphabet because of inadequate supplies. It was here, on the last day in Kenya […]Read more "Two ways of learning, ONE changed my life"
The feeling of knots in my stomach happens daily. I feel nervous, tense, and extremely motivated. I don’t know where I will be in five years, but I know I don’t want to miss any opportunities. Like everyone else I wear many hats. Being the Athletic Representative for my College, gearing up for another varsity […]Read more "The Grind"
Think about this, in the course of two weeks, you travel half way across the world, you spend two weeks using bucket showers, you sleep in a tent with sixteen strangers, you wake up at the crack of dawn every day to do as much work as you can painting classrooms and building shelves, and […]Read more "Digesting Kenya, Finally"
I realise I’ve been mistaken, I don’t take adventures, adventures take me. Every trip I’ve taken, I can compare it to being on a roller coaster. I just make the decision to do it. At first I’m really excited and I just line up for the ride. Pursuing new opportunities and just going for it […]Read more "Next Stop: Kenya"