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  • The Highlight of My Last Two Weeks: Connecting with Maimuna

    Last week, I had a one-on-one conversation with Maimuna Kanyamala, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of MikonoYetu. I feel like the past month of my internship has been building up to this moment and after weeks of speaking internally with Bob (Director, International Internships and Development), Maria (Western Heads East Program Coordinator), and the other …

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  • A Change in (Work) Plans: It Starts with a Conversation

    A lot has changed in a few weeks’ time in terms of the objectives, deliverables, expectations, and the overall work plan for my internship. My original project was to organize 20 years’ worth of information resources into a database or some kind of repository. Now, my current plan is to hold off on the organization …

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  • The Beginning: Meeting the People Behind MikonoYetu, Participating in Swahili Lessons, and Coming Together for our Weekly Meeting

    Habari and welcome to my blog! It’s been more than a week since I’ve started my remote internship with MikonoYetu and although my project has had a slow start in comparison to the others, I’ve come to realize how important it is to take the time to learn about the people, communities, and organizations that …

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