Hi everyone, welcome to my blog! I am a UK volunteer with voluntary service overseas and I'll be living in Rwanda in a small town called Nzige. Nzige is in Rwamagana district to the east of the country towards Tanzania.I'll be going out to Rwanda as an education volunteer to work on UNICEF's child friendly schools campaign. by teaching in a teacher training college and setting up a resource centre.
Sunday, 29 April 2012
A new volunteer arrives in middle earth...
I have been living alone for more than 15 months now in
my small rural village, but this week all of that changed. Because I am going
to finish my placement in June, vso have recruited another volunteer to work at
my TTC. So I had a huge challenge to try to clear away enough of my junk for
another person to live in my house. It took me ages and ages and my bedroom
still looks like a volcano has hit it, and that is probably the way it will stay
until I leave.
It is so great having another person to have a
conversation with, and show around all the sights of Nzige. He has seen the
college, the market and the bar, the three things that you really need to know
about in Nzige. The community are confused and probably think I have had a
secret marriage on one of my many trips to Kigali as it is not culturally
normal for a woman to live with a man unless they are married, so I am
definitely the gossip of Nzige ville. Perhaps now is the time to wear the fake