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... say hello, and plan out potential tree planting projects with community members. I remember favorite bike paths and motivated neighbors. I like daily life in the village more than clogged cities, not to mention the fact I spend 20 cents maximum when I'm in the village versus a whopping $28 a day in Lusaka--not possible on my Peace Corps allowance.
I love living in the village and look forward to getting back when I'm away. However, it's ...
... anything. Somewhere in the afternoon we went to Manda Hill, a shopping mall. We hoped that there would be something special here, but there wasn’t. There was a cinema though, so we went to see Taken 2. We were freezing in the cinema, but the movie was good.
At Manda Hill there are a lot of restaurants. We decided to eat at Chicago’s. I shared a chicken schnitzel and a filled chicken breast with Inge. It was really tasty! We had to be back at 20.45 ...
... of Chibolya as we drove in. 90 to 95%25 of the people don't have a job and there are no handouts here. For money they will do 'piece' work - anything from unloading a truckload of bags of cement to breaking up stones - all for the equivalent of $1 to $2 for a day. The clinic will have a big impact in a lot of ways - health wise and also a sense of worth and that someone cares enough about them. So that is our Lusaka experience - tomorrow we fly to Zanzibar for 3 ...
... I will be leading the discussions, meeting with the Country Director and Assistant Country Director four times a year, and be able to instigate important change, if need be, for PCVs and PC staff.
I am very much excited to have this role for the next 2 years in addition to working for positive change in my 15 villages. The more opportunities turned into success, the better!
I put up more pictures on my previous blog just today.
Palm Sunday and Easter… Church the way I always imagined it could be.
I had only returned from Mongu on Saturday and it had been a long drive, and a very full week, so I was exhausted. When I was told that Palm Sunday celebrations would begin at St Dominic’s Seminary at 6:30 – yes, AM… in the morning…!! You can imagine I was less than enthusiastic. But I had also been told by a good friend ...