Absolutely exhausted we left for Gugulethu at 10:00am. I was really excited about the idea of it thinking “it’ll be so great to tell people that I actually stayed in a township. Wow !” However, I was pretty nervous about staying in a complete strangers house. I consider my self I pretty friendly and sociable [...]
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March 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Lucy McGrath '14 - South Africa, Study Abroad
March 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Lucy McGrath '14 - South Africa, Study Abroad
Had my very firt day at SHAWCO ! SHAWCO is a program that University of Cape Town students participate in, which allows us to go into the townships (also known as shantytowns) of South Africa and teach classes. I’ve been assigned the task of teaching math to fifteen seventh graders. On my first day I [...]
February 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Lucy McGrath '14 - South Africa, Study Abroad
I’ve been here for two weeks now. I can’t even believe how in love I am in South Africa. Whenever I try to talk to my friends or family from home I practically overwhelm them with a chorus of THIS IS SO FUN, followed by the word AMAZING, over and over. But really, I was [...]