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25 Jan Blog Challenge Responses Round Up #6

The Prompt

Challenge #6 = Community Member Profiles
Tell us about someone in your community!

Highlights

As usual, we have a great set of submissions for this week’s challenge. Many of the posts this week are especially touching, and it was hard to narrow down a short list of highlights, but here we go…

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Posts

  • Beyond Boundaires: The untraditional Filipino student Course: Bachelor of Science in Tourism Age: 19 Hometown: Caluya, Antique Current Residents: Sibalom, Antique Interests: Dancing, Acting Hopes and Dreams: Finish school, pay it forward  …
  • Simo, Sanae, Salah, and Soukaina Readers of this blog may have a good idea of our day-to-day life, but what is life like for a member of our community? Our Moroccan lives have intersected with…
  • An Unfiltered Glance of Carers for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Interviews are a significant but unwritten part of my current…
  • Faces of Repelón Monday is a rough day for anyone. It’s the beginning of a new work week. The relaxing conditions of the weekend are in the rearview mirror. However, I always know…
  • Palmira’s Place Walking down the long sandy road I’m accompanied by three other Peace Corps volunteers. One…
  • Morena Oa Ka: My Chief On May 9th, 1968, the Parliament of Lesotho enacted the Chieftainship Act. The Act was “To make provision determining the nature and duties of the office of Chief, the status…
  • Meet the Mayor Do I talk enough about how much I love the mayor of my village? No? I definitely do in person, so if you’re missing out there, here’s a little intro…
  • His Story Meet Hicham, the director of our Dar Chabab The following is an interview with our mudir. He speaks English, so I recorded our interview and transcribed his responses here. Tell me…
  • Introducing my Sister: S’alot Nugusey My Ethiopian little sister is one of the sweetest, most adorable, hard working kids I’ve ever met. Today, watch my short and sweet interview with S’alot to get a taste…
  • Guardian Angel My life can be divided into periods marked by which woman took me under their wing during that time. No span is without the support of at least one helping…
  • Nachuly Two and a half years ago, during one of my first evenings in Pemba, I snacked in a dilapidated shack run by two brothers from Zanzibar. As I was scarfing down an omelet with…
  • Character Profile: Florinda Full Name: Florinda Sale (Sah-lay) Nicknames: Flo, Flo Rida Age: 21 Her Betrothed: Jackson Children:  Expecting her first any day now (!!!) 🙂 Education:  She schooled to year 10…
  • ‘M’e oa ka In order to honestly share my experiences as an American visitor to Lesotho, I often have to write about myself – how what I see is different than what I’m…
  • Thankful for my sisters. My sisters call me a stranger stalker.  If I remember correctly it wasn’t a complement, but a warning for me to stay on task and stop talking to innocent by-standers. …
  • The Kids of my Community #BloggingAbroad I interact with kids in my community on a daily basis.  If I were to leave my compound (house and surrounding wall and gate), it would be…
  • Meet Saruul I’ve talked about Saruul before and now I get to feature her! Saruul is the epitome of a hardworking woman. She works full time at my school as a “store…
  • My Macedonian Mom By Rebekah
  • Rose By Gabriela Ortiz
  • Meet Fakira By Lydia Fankhauser
  • Good Rivers Make Good Neighbors By Kara
  • Prayers & Peripherals By Taylor

 

Late to the game? Challenge participants are welcome to submit their blog post links for this prompt in the Comments section below, and we’ll add them in to the round up.

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