Monthly Archives: February 2015

6 months – Looking back

«Enjoy your holiday in Parys!» «Actually, no, we’re going to be living here and working in Tumahole…» «In Tumahole?! The township? That’s a horrible place, you should never go there!» On our first evening in Parys, Free State, my coworker … Continue reading

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Mama Thoko’s Song- Creating Smiles

“Akasemhle yingweeeee” Her powerful voice and Xhosa melody cuts through the room of quiet, tired and serious project officers. Her body starts to move, she is standing, clicking, shaking, singing. Big smiles spread through the crowd. Suddenly the entire room … Continue reading

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Our Musical journey in Hell

For 5 South Africans who were all raised in Christian families this conference was very hard to prepare for, because of the name of the place it was going to be held in ‘Hell’. Hell for us means a place … Continue reading

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