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May 2015

How well do you know Angola?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbOoflWI3Z4 And check out this interesting article from the experience of an expat. I rarely comment on other authors articles but I feel that in this case I should. Its easy to come to Angola and focus on everything that is... Continue Reading →

Guest Blog – WHERE HAVE OUR LEADERS GONE?

I am a mother, a loving one (I should think so). This morning before leaving for work, I held my daughter. I held her like I would never hold her again . I am blessed for that ,but, away in... Continue Reading →

FOR PEACE SAKE, LETS GET ANGRY!

For centuries we were taught that anger is bad. That we need to control our anger. Today I want to challenge that premise. Why can we not channel our anger to yield positive results? Why not use anger to challenge... Continue Reading →

AFRICA UNITE CAMPAIGN

As soon as we received the very much anticipated letter from our US ambassador, IREX said hello! We were invited to join more social media pages than I can keep track of. My favorite to date is our Facebook group.... Continue Reading →

Cultural Awareness

During Orientation we were introduced a little to American culture. The idea was to help us get over the culture shock a lot easier. To most of my fellows, it proved enlightening (once we got over the shock, of course). For... Continue Reading →

Responsibility has some baggage too!

I looked around the room with nervousness. Did I really belong? Was this really happening? Would my worst fear be confirmed? I am unashamed to admit my self doubt. This was something that was bigger than me, and yes, I wondered... Continue Reading →

You haven’t failed until you quit trying

I am here today because I refused to give up!

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