And So It Begins…..

It is less than 24 hours before we board that plane and head to Tanzania. I have been very busy working and studying for exams, but in the last few days it has started to sink in that I am leaving for another continent in a matter of hours! I am mostly excited but also a little nervous. I have never been farther than the United States and this will be a real adventure for me! I am going to miss my family, friends, and “easiness” of the lifestyle I’m used to here at home in Canada.

  • I am committed to putting my heart and soul into teaching and giving my all to the students and citizens of Bunda.
  • I am a partner. I am going to learn and work with.
  • I will try not to apply only North American solutions and strategies to our program.
  • I will be open to new experiences that challenge my perceptions of myself, my abilities, and the world around me.
  • I will be accommodating when working with others, helping to encourage and lift each other up when needed.
  • I will be reflective, thoughtful, and deliberate.
  • I will be flexible, and adapt to changing situations.
  • I will try new things and take risks.
  • I will have an open attitude to get the most out of this life-changing experience.
  • I want to leave with no regrets.

I am looking forward to working with an awesome group of fellow students, who I have only just begun to know!

We will be regularly posting, so keep checking back to live vicariously through us!

Delaney

Good Lord                                            Managed to fit most of it!

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One response to “And So It Begins…..

  1. Nice suitcase Delaney! I wish you a safe journey – safari njema. I look forward to seeing you and the rest of the team in a few weeks, but in the meantime, I’ll be following along here.

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