Grade 7 Greatness

WorldTeach summer volunteer Britney shares some of her experience in South Africa.   Last week was the start of the holiday break around here, which means we all started working. A few of the volunteers, myself included, are working at a place called the Pink House in...
Guess Who I Met on the Plane?

Guess Who I Met on the Plane?

Danica Shaw, Georgetown/WorldTeach Namibia Volunteer ’94 and WorldTeach Namibia Field Director ’96-’98, also recounts meeting Nelson Mandela on her way to Namibia to begin volunteer service.   I was sitting alone on the plane, having just met all the...
In Rembrance: Nelson Mandela

In Rembrance: Nelson Mandela

Scott Person, WorldTeach Namibia Volunteer ’94, reflects about his encounter with Nelson Mandela on the airplane en route to begin his service.   The 1994 WorldTeach Namibia group, by luck, was on the same plane as Nelson Mandela travelling JFK through...