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Jina Langu ni Catherine Go to the people; live with them, learn from them, love them, start with what they know build with what they have. But of the best leaders, when the job is done, the task accomplished the people will say: "We have done it ourselves." Lao Tzu

Picture Time!

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010 | Views [545] | Comments [2]

Hi everyone, I've been back in Chicago for a few weeks now attempting to get my life in order :) Not sure if anyone will read this since I haven't posted in over two months (sorry!) but want to finish up this little project regardless. Post will come ... Read more >

Malta/ Sicily/ Istanbul/ Back to Arusha, Tanzania

USA | Monday, 4 Oct 2010 | Views [538]

Hi, hope everyone is well!   I’m going to try to get this blog caught up now as I’ve been slacking off...   most of my internet time has been dedicated to looking up South Africa info as I’m headed there in a few weeks with my sister Laura (after ... Read more >


USA | Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | Views [582]

Hi everyone, hope all is well.   Sorry I haven’t written in a while, it’s been a busy few weeks!   Was in the village of Nungwi in Zanzibar for two weeks until September 12 th and spent one last night in Stone Town before flying out.   Bought ... Read more >

September 4, 2010

USA | Saturday, 4 Sep 2010 | Views [485] | Comments [6]

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August 6, 2010

TANZANIA | Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | Views [473]

Hi, hope everyone is well!   It’s Friday, August 6 th here and I can’t believe I only have about one week left before my mom, sister and her husband come for safari and Zanzibar!   I really can’t believe how fast this summer has flown by!   Also, congratulations ... Read more >

August 1, 2010

TANZANIA | Sunday, 1 Aug 2010 | Views [420] | Comments [3]

Haven’t posted in a while as we’ve been pretty busy on the weekends and I hope everyone is well.   Over the past few weeks I’ve gone on a few hard hikes to beautiful waterfalls, gone to a local church with two teachers from my school, visited their ... Read more >

July 16, 2010

TANZANIA | Friday, 16 Jul 2010 | Views [465] | Comments [1]

Hope everyone had a great 4 th of July!   It’s been a few weeks since my last post, thanks everyone for your emails!   A quick note, my friend Marisa had to leave early and unexpectedly and flew back to the U.S. last weekend.   She was away in Zanzibar ... Read more >

Maasai Village

TANZANIA | Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | Views [595] | Comments [4]

It’s Friday afternoon around 4 PM.   Supposed to get out of school early on Friday’s (hooray!) at 12:30 PM but for some reason we didn’t board the school buses until 1:40 PM, then our bus ran out of gas on the way so that caused a 25 minute delay ... Read more >

A typical day

TANZANIA | Saturday, 26 Jun 2010 | Views [1433] | Comments [7]

I’ve gotten a few questions so here’s my attempt to answer most…a rundown of my typical day.  It's Sunday here and everything is closed besides a few food stores and the internet cafe so I have some time.   I get up around 6:30 AM, although I’m ... Read more >

June 21, 2010

TANZANIA | Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | Views [536] | Comments [5]

Beginning my second week in Mbauda, Tanzania which the name of our village outside Arusha.   I’ve walked around most of my village and Arusha, however I still haven’t found the “touristy” part because I haven’t seen one restaurant or hotel mentioned ... Read more >

Arusha I'm here!

TANZANIA | Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010 | Views [606] | Comments [9]

I've arrived in Arusha, Tanzania as of Sunday night around 10 PM.  This post is going to be short because the internet connection is incredibly slow and I haven't planned much out. Also not sure when I'll be able to upload pictures but will try my best.... Read more >


USA | Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010 | Views [569]

Tuesday, June 8, 2010.   Staring out the window at my gorgeous, perfect view of downtown Chicago with less than an hour until my 30 th birthday.   Can’t exactly say I’ve forgotten it’s my birthday tomorrow but the day is definitely overshadowed ... Read more >

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