Africa: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Enough time to recognize it's prickly and complex; not enough time to fully understand it. A short-term volunteer sizes up her placement in Rwanda.
One volunteer shares tips for interacting with Muslim women while volunteering in Tanzania.
In Tanzania, public transit has its own set of rules. 
What happens when the reality of your overseas placement doesn't meet expectations?
Five last-minute activities to do before you board your plane.
An unexpected bonus of teaching English overseas.
Volunteers in Cameroon promote widow rights instead of widow rites.
Cora struggles with the language barrier in her first weeks abroad.
What it's like to write a book in southwestern Uganda.
Cora prepares to spend the next seven months working on an island in the Indian Ocean.
Never heard of La Réunion? You're not alone.
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