Back in Colorado

It’s hard to believe it is time to write my last blog. The cold and snow was not as welcoming as I had hoped. As I got off of the plane I was hit with a sadness as I realized my time in South Africa had officially ended. I am ...

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Back in Colorado

It’s hard to believe it is time to write my last blog. The cold and snow was not as welcoming as I had hoped. As I got off of the plane I was hit with a sadness as I realized my time in South Africa had officially ended. I am ...

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Home Stays & Final Remarks

I wanted to save my last blog to talk about our home stays in the Langa township. What a wonderful experience​. We arrived in the afternoon and were introduced to our home stay families. The families took us in, gave us a place to sleep, and fed us a lot ...

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Job Shadowing in Cape Town

During our time in Cape Town we were fortunate enough to be able to shadow some incredible social workers. I was able to learn so much about how social workers operate here in South Africa. I was placed with an organization called The Haven Night Shelter. They have over 20 ...

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Job Shadowing in Cape Town

During our time in Cape Town we were fortunate enough to be able to shadow some incredible social workers. I was able to learn so much about how social workers operate here in South Africa. I was placed with an organization called The Haven Night Shelter. They have over 20 ...

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Wilderness Adventure

Tuesday 12/6/16 We have successfully returned from our wilderness adventure. I think I can speak for the group when I say that this trip was way bigger than we could have expected it to be. There was laughter, tears, song, and dance. Friendships were made and personal limits were definitely ...

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First few days in Cape Town

So far, so good here in Capetown. What a wonderful city. The warm sun and cool breeze have been so inviting and comforting. Table mountain, and lions head tower over our hostel in all of their majesty. The fog rolling over in the mornings and evenings are breathtaking. Our hostel ...

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It’s time!

The time has finally come, tomorrow is the big day! Tonight I head back to Colorado with a belly full of turkey and a heart warmed by family and friends. Tomorrow however, tomorrow is a greater day. Tomorrow evening I will begin my journey to Capetown, South Africa. As I ...

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