Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dance Parties or Work Functions?

International Credit Union Day 2013 Malawi, Africa This year is a small milestone in my career, I am spending my 5th year in the credit union system in Africa. We call our credit union’s in Africa Savings and Credit Cooperatives, … Continue reading

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White Girls and Black Guys

I’m Sexy And I Know It When I was still in Canada I would get frustrated with all the “falling in love overseas” and “cute chocolate baby” comments I’d receive from coworkers. After a few follow up messages from home … Continue reading

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Babies and Boobies

Breastfeeding,what’s the big deal? Yesterday and today I am attending my second Group Savings and Loan Association (GSLA) training, but this session at Ulimi SACCO had a different focus. We are training a group of community opinion leaders so they … Continue reading

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Mzuzu and the Mzoozoozoo

A Trip to Mzuzu and a Visit to Mzoozoozoo Last week was quiet in terms of social media and contact with home because I took my first trip to the field, a 5 hour bus ride north to Mzuzu (pronounced … Continue reading

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3 Gifts…

3 Gifts I Would Like To Give Malawi Tonights post is a short one… I’ve done some thinking and while I’m slowly falling head over heels for my new home, there are three gifts I wish I could give this … Continue reading

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Monster Spider

The Spider VS The Canadians My most recent Facebook status reads: ____________________________________________________________ ” Lacey Chyz:¬†Would like to give a medal to the hero who just killed the spider the size of a CD case for Kelly¬†and I. OH MY FRICKEN … Continue reading

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HaHaHoochie Moments

Minaj, Malawi and the Message Wednesday was my first “night out” in Lilongwe. The sun sets here around 6:00pm and most mzungus are advised to stay inside when it’s dark unless you have a driver. Being new here, I still … Continue reading

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