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Monthly Archives: February 2012

We Are Accepted

This week was a milestone week. We have received our final acceptance from Teach Beyond and we are super excited about it. We have also received confirmation from Sahel Academy that things are on the move. We are still waiting for word on exactly what our positions will be. Now the reality really hits. There … Continue reading »

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On with the French

So, Niamey’s main language is French. Although we are only committing to a two year term so French is not mandatory for us. We decided to look into it as we thought it would help make our transition to the culture a little bit easier. Last spring, I applied for a grant for my education. … Continue reading »

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When it all Began

It was a frigid January day, somewhere in the minus 20’s. Long johns, layered shirts, snow pants, mitts, boots and hats were a must. After the ordeal of layering my clothes, I headed to the basement to check my email. Being a Friday, I knew I would have at least one email from Lisa Rohrick. … Continue reading »

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