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Learning siSwati is hard

Yesterday, G15 took their language examination, and their stress surrounding the test has made me think quite a bit about my own struggle with learning siSwati. I have many complaints about the language-learning process and materials here, and even with … Continue reading

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What’s cooking: Peach cobbler

As a Peace Corps Volunteer in Swaziland, I have a limited food budget. But I also love food–both eating and making it. During PST, I cooked without an oven, refrigeration, and a non-stick skillet. Now at my permanent site, I … Continue reading

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How I spent May’s Swaziland PCV stipend

May was a glorious month.  The first week was spent in Lusaka, Zambia, at a fancy hotel with included and amazing breakfast and lunch. Dinners out were cheap and paid for with a Peace Corps stipend.  The second week was … Continue reading

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