Glimmers of Hope : Memoir of a VSO in Africa
This is the account of one volunteers attempts to make a difference in rural Africa. Sent to Zambia by Voluntary Service Overseas, his remit is to teach maths at a boarding school and explore the opportunities for HIV and Gender equality education. In between battling snakes, death-defying bus journeys and both tragic and comic misadventures, he gains an appreciation of the challenges of living and working in the African bush. This memoir is also a reflection on the problems in Zambia and the challeges of development. It also a useful study of the personal physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in rural Africa.
- Paperback | 214 pages
- 148 x 204 x 20mm | 299.37g
- 10 Sep 2009
- London, United Kingdom