Glimmers of Hope : Memoir of a VSO in Africa

Glimmers of Hope : Memoir of a VSO in Africa

2.77 (9 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
By (author) 

List price: US$14.02

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 148 x 204 x 20mm | 299.37g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0557110823
  • 9780557110827

Rating details

9 ratings
2.77 out of 5 stars
5 11% (1)
4 11% (1)
3 44% (4)
2 11% (1)
1 22% (2)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X