Tag Archives: Mayana

Back to Work

I think ever since a certain someone knew that I was going back to Mayana that one was putting together a little list for things for me to follow up on during those four days in Mayana. It turned out … Continue reading

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Same Same but Different 

I know that “same same but different” is a true Thai saying every tourists experiences when haggling at a market in Bangkok, looking for that one special souvenir and vendors are trying to convince you to buy something completely different … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Apparently everyone who goes abroad for some time goes through the four H-phases: Honeymoon Hostility Humor Home Reflecting back on my three months in Mayana I can defenitely vow to that. In the beginning the whole setting in Mayana felt … Continue reading

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The Life of Gerhard

Besides coaching the local team in Mayana and helping them on their way to independence one of many many other responsibilities – thanks for that Meme 😉 – also was to make the third film about Gerhard – well actually … Continue reading

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Never Forget, Never Regret

Besides letting you know how intense saying goodbye to everyone was I also want to take the time to reflect my experience as an interim adviser in Mayana. First of all I have to give MCP my deepest respect for … Continue reading

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Saying my Goodbyes

The last week in Mayana was a tough one. Although I was happy for the change brought to my daily routine by Nzodi being there and MCP arriving and therefor experiencing some deflection but I was still highly aware of … Continue reading

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I have a Dream

What has been bothering me from the beginning in Mayana is how people treat their pets and animals. While people in western countries spoil their pets rotten and treat them like one of the family here sometimes an animal is … Continue reading

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What a Feast!

Before MCP would arrive to Mayana on July 2nd I wanted to invite the team and Joseph’s family for dinner since our time together alone had come to an end. So I sent a text to everyone letting them know … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Teacher for a Day

Besides the Meho Kindergarten MCP also supports another facility in the community – the Eparu Kindergarten which was founded by Magret in 2009. She has opened the kindergarten because she loves kids and wants to contribute to her community. She … Continue reading

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Who is scared of the Sirumbu?

In Germany when I was growing up my grandma played a game with us roughly translated to “Who is afraid of the black man?” and my parents have pictures of me from a family vacation to Kenya, when I was … Continue reading

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