Tag Archives: Malawi

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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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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Coffee

The Coffee Has Been Located! I repeat, the coffee has been found!! One of my favourite ‘last days’ in Canada was the day I headed to the airport. I had spent that morning moving out of my place (haha nothing … Continue reading

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Voice for Women

Am I A Feminist? I’m from rural Alberta, oil country, where men easily outnumber women 3:1. I have a high tolerance for inappropriate comments, sexual advances and ignorant beliefs. I sometimes even wonder where my passion for social justice comes … Continue reading

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Photos

Random Photo Burst¬† Some of my family and friends do not have Facebook so I’d like to just add some photos here for them to enjoy. In no particular order, here are some of the things I’ve been up to! … Continue reading

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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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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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