Author Archives: Samantha Macfarlane

Dakar Reflections

The program that I did in Morocco, IES, recently visited Dakar with their summer program students and asked me to help them out during their week here. This is from the talk that I gave the students as an introduction … Continue reading

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Rural Visit

This month, my program organized a weeklong rural visit, sending students out into the bush to stay with host families and PeaceCorps volunteers. During my rural tour, I visited Toune, a small village near Kaffrine in central Senegal. I stayed … Continue reading

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Nomadic Spring Break

  For spring break, I planned to spend the week in the Gambia with all of the students in my program, but I learned quickly that life doesn’t follow plans and it’s best to just go with it.   I … Continue reading

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