“Will you help us?” That is the question that
accompanies most of the conversations that I have every day, but as a decided
idealist, I try my best to always say yes. Life in Malawi can be a challenge,
but more often than not it is a rewarding country to live and work in.
abodesits in a little nook
within the confines of my school’s campus, protected by tall walls made of
brick and shaded by the canopy of fruit frees: mango, papaya, and banana. You
can sprawl out on my front porch, close your eyes, and hear nearly everything.
So why did someone with a degree in writing not immediately start writing about this, the experience of a lifetime, Peace Corps, the Olympics of international volunteering in the US? Doesn’t every writer dream of having something like this to inspire them?