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Coffee and Favours

I generally hate asking for favours and hand outs, and pushing the things that are important to me, but I’ve decided to take a risk and promote this one, as it could solve a very big logistical headache for me, … Continue reading

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Goodbyes

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I’m starting to get used to goodbyes. As a TLG volunteer just rounding out my second year, this is now old hat. The friends I’ve made over the past months will go their separate…

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To One Another

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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…

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You Have Made a Difference

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Sometimes when you get caught up in the thick of things it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture. ¬†Day-to-day tasks take up all your time and focus. ¬†Questions like, “What should I…

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Georgian Is As Georgian Does

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Exactly one year ago, I was going over my checklist of things to pack for Georgia and wondering what the heck I had decided to do. My mom had already told me her fears…

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OPG Oceans Ambassadors and their Enrichment Work at the Zoo

As we come to the end of our pilot OPG 31 week course, I can’t help but feel proud of how far our Oceans Ambassadors have come, and what they are doing with their free time and as part of … Continue reading

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Teachers Can Be Students

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Lately, the most popular topic of discussion in the staffroom has been the National Exam that teachers need to take by 2014; otherwise they will be out of work. Most of the teachers in…

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