2017

Vicent

September 28, 2017

8/20/2017 Written by Vicent Mwaja, a native of Tanzania, with English as a second language I express my thanks to Nicole and entire group. In our short time together, this group had an exceptionally strong influence on me. As a plant springs from, and could not be without the seed, so every cut of us […]

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Farewell – Mike

September 26, 2017

Written by Mike, a teacher at Northfield High School It has arrived: our final day in Pommerin. Where have these two weeks gone? For me, this trip as been a taste of heaven. Jake tickling the children – cooking with Neida, Jenna, and Anya – guitar lessons with Vince helping the kids place their fingers […]

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Asante Sana – Maria

September 21, 2017

8/20/2017 Written by Maria, a Pommerin native, with English as a second language. To say karibu (meaning welcome in Swahili) is so happy, but to say kwaheri (goodbye) is so sad to us. We having a lot to say and if you can ask us to say all we can not finish, so we want […]

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Clinical -Anya

September 21, 2017

8/17/2017 Anya Hoagland Well two and a half weeks in and I still don’t feel like I’m in Africa. Bridget and I were talking and decided it felt more like summer camp. In all honesty, the first time I realized the difference was at the clinic. Standing on the porch with women and crying babies […]

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Summer plans – Brandon

September 21, 2017

8/16/2017 Written by Brandon Johnson, a sophomore at Norwich University Though I’ve done a lot of things in my life so far, I’m now able to mark a trip to Africa on my life accomplishments. I’d like to extend the utmost heartfelt thank you to Abby and Nicole for persistently asking me to come on […]

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Why Africa? -Amara Freeman

September 21, 2017

8/14/2017 Written by Amara (A.K.A Omar) a Northfield High School When preparing for this trip everyone asked me, “Why Africa? Why would you want to do that?” Until I arrived I had not been able to fully answer them. I guess I’m here because I cant just take anyone’s word for it, I have to […]

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A little bit of a lot – Jake

September 21, 2017

8/13/2017 Written by Jake Apthorpe Norwich Class of 17′ Trying to reflect upon my two months here in one journal entry is like trying to replicate Mt. Rushmore with a chisel, but I will do my best. I suppose that what I  will tell people back home is how much in common they have with […]

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New Experiences -Bridget

September 21, 2017

8/12/2017 Written by Bridget Doney, an Interact member I would like to start off by saying thank you to Nicole for planning this trip. It has been an experience of a life time. Meeting so many new people from this community and having them all be welcoming has made me feel special. The first day […]

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Home stay family – Jenna

September 17, 2017

8/12/17  Written by Jenna Alexander, a Junior at Norwich University Today we went on our homestays. As I walked down the road from the center, my nerves began to grow. I wasn’t nervous because I was scared, I was nervous because I didn’t know what to expect. Would the language barrier make the day long […]

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Growing together – Meaghan

September 17, 2017

08/10/17 Written by Meaghan a student at Norwich University With only 9 days left at this wonderful center, I can’t help but think about all of the amazing memories we’ve already created and will continue to build. Not only have we grown as individuals but also as a group that we will take back to […]

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