Good morning dear friends! So, COPESSA has been having some financial problems which is why they are running a campaign called "Save COPESSA". One of my jobs during this campaign has been the Outreach part. Me and the other volunteers go out on the streets and talk to people about our organisation and our services. … Continue reading “Save COPESSA”
Yeeeah I've been gone for quite a while. COPESSA closed its doors on the 14th of December and opened this week, on the 14th of January. And of course i went on an adventure 😉 I decided to travel alone instead of doing a roadtrip with the other girls because I wanted the freedom of … Continue reading Drakensberg & Durban
Good morning peeps! What’s poppin? I’ve got a little story-telling to do: On the 7th of December we had our Christmas party for the kids at the park. It was quite exciting, 201 kids came. We had a jumping castle, hot dogs, juice, played games and did face painting. All the kids were having … Continue reading Mpumalanga
Guess what? 16 Days of Activism is coming up! You don't know what it is? Here you go: It is an international campaign against Gender-Based violence. It's a campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to … Continue reading A little update
Here I am again, sorry for such a delayed post. So my working day looks like this: I arrive at work at 9 o'clock in the morning and as soon as everyone else arrives, we pray. I don't believe in God but I still join them as it is important to them and it's the … Continue reading After Care
Welcome everybody! So, my first week of work at Copessa has passed. What did I do? Monday My alarm clock rang at 6:30 in the morning. First I took a shower, ate breakfast with my flatmates and then I was ready to go. Obviouosly I was quite excited because the only thing I knew was … Continue reading First Day
Last Friday we moved from the hostel to our accommodations. I moved in with Lisa and Enna, both working at Sparrows School, directly across from our apartment. It is beautiful! There is the main house where our landlady and her sun live, another cottage where a former volunteer lives and our cottage! We all share … Continue reading My Phone got Stolen!
16:45 goes my flight to London Heathrow. Before checking in, I say my goodbyes to family and friends. For me- not a sad moment, as I know we will see each other again very soon and the upcoming months are going to be amazing! I go through the security check with a big smile on … Continue reading The journey begins..