Author Archives: laceychyz

A few of my favorite things

What will you miss most? The internet connection and time requirements for this post are just not available but to quickly update this blog I will give it a shot. I’ve been asked a lot lately, how are you feeling … Continue reading

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What it takes to make a difference

3 Success Factors for a Stronger Financial System in the Developing World When coming to work with the credit union system in Malawi I tried to leave expectations and ideals at the airport, but working alongside Itai, Elizabeth and Grace … Continue reading

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An Education

Originally posted on bonn voyages:
Alfred has the kind of smile and bright eyes that makes a person honest and friendly, no matter what his natural disposition might have been. Pair that with being the sole person in Benako to…

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Catching Up!

Days Pass Like Trees Seen Through Car Windows I’ve been starting a bunch of different writing pieces and haven’t finished a damn one of them in over three weeks. **NOTE really want to add photos to this blog but the … Continue reading

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Rojas and Rocketships

When A Child Changes Your World Two years ago I was afraid of babies. Yes, afraid. Someone would shove their newborn child toward me and I would refuse to open my arms. No thanks, that life is too fragile to … Continue reading

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Sweaty Mess

How Turning Into A Sweaty Mess Made Me Feel Beautiful One of my favourite things about hot humid weather is how wavy it makes my hair, call me vain but it’s true. In a warm climate and I get these … Continue reading

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Excuses

So Much To Say, So Little Time If you know me, you’ll know I’m a perfectionist especially when it comes to putting my name on something. As a result, this blog has suffered. I pledge that in the next 10 … Continue reading

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Transportation

Tales of Transportation in Malawi I’ve been given a lot of advice about commuting through and around Lilongwe. Advice is great however the truth is when you find yourself in need of a ride, there usually isn’t a lot of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday John Banana

Just sending a shout out to my friend John Banana who celebrated his birthday today! Today’s Sagittarius horoscope: Money matters are on your mind today. It is time to find ways to increase the income and you know you are … Continue reading

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Holding Hands

Cultural Faux Pas  – uhh yup, guilty Saturday was easily the best day I have had in Malawi. I learned how to play the bou game, not well but I learned and I drummed with some rasta guys. We chilled … Continue reading

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