Safe Travels, Nora! October 14th 2011 Nora isn’t dead... She just went back home!
On Friday, September 30th, we said good-bye to our room-mate, Nora Julien. As some of you know, Nora is a graduate student from Switzerland who was living with Hanna and me for 10 weeks. She was here working on her thesis in African Studies.
Nora was the kind of room-mate who could get under your skin. I mean that in a good way. She and I a ... read more
I left Canada on July 1st, 2011 and traveled to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I am happy to say that this adventure is beyond my expectations.
First and foremost, my work with Femina (www.feminahip.or.tz) is great. Femina is a multimedia platform and civil society organization. It provides information and encourages open dialogue with Tanzanian youth, families and communities on important topics like sexual and reproductive health, economic empowerment and citizen engagement. Their approach provides voice to youth and gets them engaged in topics related to improving their lives.
Femina ha... full info