I first saw the village of Ambodyhasina about a year ago today. I was accompanying my local medical clinic’s midwives for the day as they administered vaccines in some of the most rural villages in my commune. About an hour and a half into the hike, as well as from the nearest road, we passed […]
Packing for two years of service can be nerve-racking. How do you decide what to bring for the next 27 months of your life? How do you pack everything you need to live halfway around the world into two 50-pound bags, a carry-on, and a personal item?
“I suppose the strangest part of reintegration has been that it feels like I am not feeling what I am supposed to be feeling. There is no ‘supposed to,’ of course, in how you re-adjust.” – Guest Writer, Jonathan Rowe, Peace Corps Uganda 2014-2017