4 Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

4 Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Interested in teaching in Namibia for a summer? Consider applying to the WorldTeach Namibia program. But remember… you still have plenty to learn as well as teach, and learning from others is totally OK. Consider the wise words of Martha Caudill before you go!...

“I can’t believe I woke up this morning in Namibia!”

As WorldTeach remembers the life and service of Kristin Linnea Skvarla, we thought it timely to share with you why volunteer teaching in Namibia is more than a just great teaching opportunity – it’s a life-altering gift from those who taught before you....

“…Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

We’re all connected somehow. Whether by 6 degrees of separation, blood relation, or twitter, we’re all connected. And that’s the important part. Sometimes it take a whole lifetime to realize that, and sometimes it takes only a few moments of...

Don’t Mind the Sheep in the Bathroom

If eighteen months ago you had asked me where I would like to travel in the world, I never would have named Namibia in the list of countries. That changed when my daughter Elizabeth announced that she would be spending a year there to teach English. Elizabeth...

New Opportunities

WorldTeach alumna Kristin continues to support learners in Namibia long after her return home to the United States. Walalapo, friends! Remember that time that I lived in Namibia for a year? Well, I may not be in the village anymore (though my table manners would make...