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Living in a Host Home and the Importance of Cultural Awareness

Cultural Awareness is the foundation of communication and it involves the ability of standing back from ourselves and becoming aware of our cultural values, beliefs and perceptions. Living in a Host Home is one of the most important aspects of being on a project like VSO. We have not come to Zambia to live in… Continue reading Living in a Host Home and the Importance of Cultural Awareness

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Education · Travel · Volunteering

Arrival in Nyimba

It has now been a week since I arrived in Zambia, and this weekend we began our journey to Nyimba. The first week consisted of our team leader training, and we all separated on Saturday and departed for our communities. The two girls I travelled with, Larissa and Sarah, both left the hotel at 4am… Continue reading Arrival in Nyimba