Author Archives: Liz Cordara

November 16

The “Place Where No Man Goes” (Posted for September 15th)

This past weekend I had the chance to visit the incredible Mulanje Massif. Described as an “island in the sky”, Mulanje is the tallest mountain in south-central Africa. Our goal was to reach the highest peak at 3002 meters, named Sapitwa or “the place where no man goes.” Our plan was to spend three days […]

November 16

First Reflection Meeting Experience (Posted for September 1st)

One of the main aspects of the Essential Package (EP) involves training volunteers to visit the homes of the most vulnerable families in the villages. While working with SAFE, one of my main activities is attending monthly reflection meetings with the home visitors. This is a chance for the home visitors to come together and […]

October 12

Elephants, Hippos, and Crocs, oh my! (Posted for August 25th)

Well the first few weeks have come and gone, but I definitely feel like I have been here a lot longer. It’s hard to imagine that I will be here until sometime in February 2015, but I am excited for the challenges and experiences it will bring. I have met a lot of interesting people; […]

October 12

Village Life (Posted for August 17th)

So I jumped right in to work, and for the past week I have spent a lot of time with my co-workers, learning a lot about their personalities and the SAFE organization itself. Everyone is a lot of fun, and I get along with the group really well. They are all so friendly, helpful, and […]

October 12

Made It! (Posted for August 9th)

First of all, let me start off by thanking everyone for all their encouragement and support in starting this incredible PULSE journey. A special thanks goes to the QC Lab Solid Dose team for allowing me to have such a great opportunity, and to the site leadership team for their kind words and support (and […]