Author Archives: sabinanerpiti

Where rural is really rural!

  I thought I knew what the word “rural” meant: according to my experience, that was a place in the middle of the countryside with normally a church and a cemetery for the soul, both contrasted by a couple of pubs or restaurants for the body. I then visited a rural community near Chipata, in […]

February 17

Greetings again from Lusaka!

  It has been months since I wrote my first blog and I am justifying this to myself by taking a quote from a book I read long time ago: “Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish. (Herman Hesse, […]

October 23

Lusaka: my first month

      (Kind of) Brief Introduction For those who don’t know, I will be in Zambia for 6 months as a GSK Pulse Volunteer. Pulse is a GSK’s skills-based volunteering initiative: through Pulse motivated employees are matched to a non-profit organisation where their skills are needed to help solving healthcare challenges.  This year, all Pulse […]