Monthly Archives: July 2011

thoughts on Africa

Court Ballinger Africablog I have found a place of reflection, a place to learn and grow, learn from others and face challenges I never thought I would over come. This place is in East Africa,Tanzania. To be in another’s culture … Continue reading

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We Came Here To Give, But We Get So Much In Return

I often struggle with the self-awareness that every time I give, I am actually being selfish. Isn’t the act of giving at least partially motivated by wanting to feel good about giving? It’s a bit of an existential dilemma that … Continue reading

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Gabi

We often take for granted the small things: a simple Hershey’s chocolate bar, toilet paper in public restrooms, and constant electricity. However, here in Africa a cheaply priced candy bar is pricey, you must bring your own toilet paper with … Continue reading

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Monique in Tanzania

07-06-2011 Hand Written by: Monique Typed by: A MAD Volunteer I had a blast in Tanzania. I would say it was one of my favorite places. I thought it was really cool to see a completely different lifestyle. Most people … Continue reading

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