Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Hello, world.

Earlier this week, I signed on for a 5-month internship in Malawi, organized by the Canadian Co-operative Association. I'll be working with the Malawi Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives as, essentially, an IT manager. (The official job title is longer, but that's what it boils down to). 

This blog is intended to document my journey through the process of packing up my life and relocating it to Africa for 5 months. I officially hop on a plane in mid-January, but until then I'll be writing about the joys of travel medicine, leaving my job, and anything else that comes up. 

For now, some thoughts (and a few quick facts!):