Reflections from South Africa

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Reflections by Nicole Joseph: My trip to Durban, South Africa, was amazing and eye opening. I was so excited and nervous about volunteering in a week long internship to work with special education students along-side my professors and fellow college mates.  After the 16-hour flight, we were greeted by the School for International Training(SIT) team-our … Read more about this article

Open Air School

We were blessed to work this week at the Open Air School. This school is unique in that it provides an education to a variety of special needs students. Students are blind, hearing impaired, amputees, among many others. The classrooms are all inclusive in nature and they also keep pace with the education of the … Read more about this article

Ela Gandhi

On Tuesday we had the privilege of meeting The Honourable Ela Gandhi. We were visiting the historic Phoenix Settlement which was home to her grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi, during his stay in Durban, South Africa from 1893-1914. The Honourable Ela Gandhi told us stories of her grandfather’s work along with her own story and work with … Read more about this article

We made it!

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We are finally settled in Durban for our first full day. The flight was long but well worth it once we set foot in this amazing and beautiful country. We spent the day getting settled in, briefed on our trip and safety, a fun trip to a grocery store, and some of us dunked our … Read more about this article