To One Another

Making a Difference

I attended the TLG two-year anniversary ceremony on Friday, June 8. Prime Minister Gilauri and Minister Shashkin shared words of encouragement and gratitude. TLG volunteers from each region told how they’ve made differences in their schools and communities, and likewise how their schools and communities have made a difference to them. Because I’m nearing the end of my year contract, their words pulled at my emotions and made me all rheumy-eyed. But I couldn’t help noticing that something essential was left our of the dialogue, and it’s something that’s been on my mind recently. It is how we, as TLG volunteers, have made a difference to one another.

I’m looking back at photos of my ten months in Georgia. My photos are of students and host family, of new places and things. But hundreds of my photos include other TLG volunteers–people who were strangers just a while ago, but who…

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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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