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From August 2002- August 2003 I lived in Swaziland as a volunteer with the Mennonite Central Committee's (MCC's) Serving and Learning Together (SALT) Program. There I lived with a host family (The picture above shows the where I lived - not far from Kwaluseni & Matsapha in an area called Mbikwakhe.) and worked with an organization called the Faith Bible School (FBS) Health Team. Our work was mainly HIV/AIDS education in local churches, but since then, the FBS Health Team has grown to include a home based care initiative. My time there was such a significantly positive experience for me, I'd like to dedicate some space here to it and to the people who made it so. I've already posted some things I wrote that year - you can find links in the writing section. There also some photos at the links below.

Swaziland Photos: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4


Swaziland in the News:

SWAZILAND: Long on policies but short on implementation (IRIN 10 Jan 2008)

The Times of Swaziland

The Swazi Observer

writing:

Swaziland 2002

Swaziland 2003

Intercultural Communication