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Posted in : World Vision, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe 2013 on by : Sherrie-Lee Chiarot , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

A video was recently posted to YouTube by World Vision Canada about Nkayi. I had no part in making this video. But I have seen some of the places that are shown in this video.  I have probably waved or said “hi” to some of these children. People may have seen me post statuses to..

In one of his popular TedTalk videos, Sir Kenneth Robinson proposes an idea: education systems nurture, rather than undermine creativity. “One, [intelligence] is diverse. We think about the world in all the ways that we experience it. We think visually, we think in sound, we think kinesthetically. We think in abstract terms, we think in movement. Secondly, intelligence is..

On August 20th, I went to one of the Goat Project’s that is being done by the community here in Nkayi.  We hear about the importance, especially around Christmas time when the Gift Catalogue gets more of a push, of giving goats and other animals to people in communities such as Nkayi, Zimbabwe. This meeting was..

Posted in : World Vision, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe 2013 on by : Sherrie-Lee Chiarot , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 2

When I was getting ready to come to Zimbabwe two years ago, I went to the Travel Health Clinic in Winnipeg, and they spent a pretty significant amount of time telling me about malaria; what it is, the signs and symptoms, how you prevent it, and so forth.  I got that same speech when I..

Posted in : World Vision, Zimbabwe 2013 on by : Sherrie-Lee Chiarot , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 2

Usually when I hear “Work For The Working Man” by Bon Jovi, I think of my father.  When I first heard the song, my dad had been laid off from work.  I was worried that I’d have to drop out of University because my dad basically paid for my entire degree since Student Loans wouldn’t..

Posted in : World Vision, Zimbabwe 2013 on by : Sherrie-Lee Chiarot , freemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemiumfreemium Comments: 0

Salibonani.  Ngiyathaba Ukukwazi! That means: Hello, how are you?, Pleased to meet you! I know there are people starting to read this blog who haven’t been journeying with me from the beginning.  I’m glad you’re joining me. Yesterday was an exciting day.  I’ve been struggling with feeling like I haven’t been doing anything, or seeing..

Salibonani! Ibizo lami ngingu Sherrie, isibongo sami ngingu Chiarot. That means:  How are you?  My name is Sherrie, my surname is Chiarot. This is the traditional Ndebele greeting. My name is Sherrie-Lee Chiarot, and I have just started a contract position with World Vision; a description of the project that I am working on will..

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