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Braai Photo

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One last photo from Swazi. Here we are with some of the Wellness Center staff at the braai (BBQ) we had with them last night, wearing their lovely gifts to us. These cloths with the King’s picture are worn by more »

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Back to work…

This is our final week in Swaziland, with that being said we have been trying to get as many things done as possible which has left us with not as much down time. Yesterday, Tuesday, our journey through Swaziland health more »

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Elusive Elephant

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As Martha had mentioned in her post about our safari, just as we thought we weren’t going to see any more animals, we rounded a corner to see a huge elephant lumbering across a field. There was a request for more »

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Photos From Our South African Safari

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While photographs can’t fully express the beauty of the landscapes or animals we saw while on safari, here are a few small glimpses into Hluhluwe Imfolozi National Park. Enjoy!    

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South African Safari Weekend

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Hello readers! We have returned from an amazing weekend in South Africa. Please forgive my heavy use of superlatives in this post as we saw all kinds of things that can only be described as awesome. After a challenging week more »

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Halfway point

Hard to believe that we’ve been here a full week already! Midway through, and a routine has been established. Two more Swazi scholars (Inge and I) had the chance to go on outreach work with Choto, this time to the more »

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The Adventure Continues!

Today we were greeted by the warm African sun. The past two days have been chilly; even for those of us from New England! On our third day working along side the nurses in Raleigh Fitkin Memorial (RFM), we were more »

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Photos, finally!

It took us a while, but we finally figured out how to successfully upload photos from Swaziland! Here are a few from early in our trip (in reverse chronological order). We’ll try to keep them coming.

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Wellness Center for Health Workers

The Wellness Center for Health Workers (WCFHW) is a nurse run clinic in Manzini that was started in September of 2006 by Masitsela Mhlanga and Muzi Dlamini (current director). Two members of our group will be working with the clinic more »

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And so it begins…

Today we began our journey into the world of nursing in Swaziland. We haven’t officially introduced our group, so I’ll do that first. As you know, Professor Inge Corless is here with us and her knowledge and experience is proving more »

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