Interesting Takes on SA and PC

I’ve collected some interesting articles and posts related to PC or SA. Enjoy! 😉

Corruption and Graft in Limpopo:
http://mobile.nytimes.com/article?a=914525&single=1&f=20
My PCV friends who live in Limpopo are struggling with this at their schools.

Real PC:
waidsworld.wordpress.com/2011/08/07/the-real-peace-corps/
This blog post is hilarious and even though this PCV is in Ethiopia, almost all the points are so incredibly true.

Why you should date an RPCV:
http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/2012/02/12-reasons-to-date-a-returned-peace-corps-volunteer/
🙂

Ostriches:
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/22/business/ostrich-farming-south-africa/index.html
This is happening in the area where I rode an ostrich in December. Poor birds!

Strikes:
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2012/03/08/world/africa/powerful-trade-union-group-holds-strikes-in-south-africa.xml
We had our first “security concern” this past week due to the nationwide Cosatu union strikes. Of course, living in the middle of nowhere, my day was quite normal and uneventful!

-Jen

A fellow PCV sent me this, and I think it is pretty awesome. :)

A fellow PCV sent me this, and I think it is pretty awesome. 🙂

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About Jen Daugherty

Christ follower. Writer. Permaculturist. RPCV. Photographer. Real Food Eater. Daughter of God.

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