I really didn't know what to expect, after all, this was a locally organized event which had not been hosted in Bulawayo for several years... but my excitement grew as we started planning.
Gwango hosted the first of several planned 2018 STEM Teacher Professional Development Workshops. The first Workshop of the year, held in January included 8 teachers. We selected (from different school
I wish mom could have lived to see this day. This change is very personal.
How happy I was during an unscheduled visit to Dampa Secondary School today! I found that the school had not wasted any time in constructing a building for flushing toilets.
This month, the Gwango team got really excited about a second visit from the Free to Smile volunteers. The team came to Hwange for a short break after spending a week at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo whe
The women of our community go into the forest to cut grass at the National Parks, Forestry areas and on private concessions. The agreement they make is that they'll work (provide labour), in exchange
Our staff uses far too much cooking oil! This has been a topic of many conversations. We have tried to emphasize to them that too much oil is rather unhealthy - artery clogging, etc. etc.
Danny and I are privileged to be hosting the U.S. Embassy Consul, Mrs. Amy Diaz, and the Australian Embassy Consul, Mrs. Cathy Jenkins.
On this day my Danny spent the evening negotiating lobola for a young man who works for us here at Gwango.
May has been a busy month for us at Gwango. Our team in the bush has grown to almost 30 builders, a plumber, a carpenter and several new lodge staff, mostly hired from communities surrounding Gwango.