Traveling Across Africa by Smart Car: A Conversation with Anton Crone

In 2012, travel writer Anton Crone and filmmaker Brett Wild traveled from Cape Town, South Africa, to Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater and back. Their vessel? A Smart Car. For six weeks, the pair lived out...

Singing, Dancing, and Educating: A Women’s Health Initiative in Zimbabwe

There is an African proverb that says, “If you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” This year, when I boarded a plane to Zimbabwe on my 31st birthday,  I had no idea that...

Lessons from Leaders and Learners in Southern Africa

Rebecca Ume Crook, a former school principal and lifelong educator and explorer, traveled 4,000 kilometers by public transport to document learning in four countries in Southern Africa. In today’s story she shares her most...

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