“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Today is Mandela Day, a day which marks the birthday of Nelson Mandela (his 94th!), affectionately known as Madiba, the former president of South Africa and one of the most celebrated world leaders today. It is also a day where the people of South Africa and around the world are encouraged to take 67 minutes … Continue reading “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

My Thoughts on “Walk a Mile in No Shoes”

Note: Check the previous blog post below or click here to read about Jean's experience in Tanzania so far. As a Youth Writer for Youth Challenge International, I'll be writing about my experiences in Tanzania and hopefully help others who are looking to volunteer abroad and gain new skills and have an incredible experience. I'll also touch on my … Continue reading My Thoughts on “Walk a Mile in No Shoes”

Do Something That Matters: My Safari Njema (Good Journey) to Tanzania

Originally posted on http://avishkatanzania.tumblr.com. Also posted on the YCI blog: http://ycicanada.wordpress.com/2011/12/23/do-something-that-matters-my-safari-njema-to-tanzania/ 17th December 2011 Who knew that this Youth Challenge International card would change my life and set me off on a whole new adventure?? It was April of last year and, having heard my last rejection for grad school, I was feeling pretty down and at … Continue reading Do Something That Matters: My Safari Njema (Good Journey) to Tanzania