I extended my TLG contract! Here’s why.

Making a Difference

The other day, one of my third graders (one of the four Giorgi’s in that class and about a hundred in the school) asked how long I would be staying at their school. “Until December,” I replied, causing the classroom to erupt in cheers and “Yessssss!”’s. I initially signed up to volunteer with TLG for two semesters (so, okay, the title of this post is a little misleading), with the intent to change locations (probably to Tbilisi) after my first semester of service. However, I have decided I’m staying right here in Gurjaani, Kaxeti, until December, and here’s why.

– My school is excellent. I love my students, and my three co-teachers are lovely. (And, I’m finally beginning to be able to tell the Mariamis, Salomes, and Ninos apart!) I feel like my students are making progress with English, which is heartening. At the very least, they can all greet…

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About Sarah Rows Solo

British YouTuber and Founder of Environmental and STEM education charity Oceans Project, preparing for a solo row around the coast of Great Britain.
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