Yesterday March 21, Namibia celebrated it's independence day. In 1990 they become independent from South Africa. At 29 years old this makes Namibia one of the youngest countries in the world.
Around 2.5 million people live in Namibia which is the size of the Southeast United States. For perspective, Metro Atlanta, GA has a population of around 5.6 million. There are about 30 languages spoken among the tribes of people. The main tribes in Namibia are Ovambo 50%, Kavango 9%, White Namibian 7%, Herero 7%, Damara … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Size and Language
When we originally went to Africa July 2015, we took 6 trunks weighing 50lbs each. We had no idea of what would be available to purchase. We packed everything we thought we would need to survive. Now with 3 years of experience in Africa, we know we can purchase most things. We could take 9 … Continue reading Packing
For this Fun Fact Friday I wanted to point your attention to an excellent photo essay and article produced by AIM and written by our Unit Leaders who live in the capital of Windhoek. This article gives you a great perspective of the challenges and vision for Namibia going forward. It also features our friends … Continue reading Desert Tracks
Last weekend, I ran the 10K Bridge Run in Savannah, GA. While we were in Savannah, we were going to shop at stores like Joann Fabric and Lifeway. After the race, we headed that way. We found ourselves at a stoplight across from a Kroger. It was a "Super" Kroger too. We live in Statesboro, … Continue reading Kroger and Language