Sun, Sand, and Sugary Tea; Ten Days in Kaolack

Stepping out of the plane and into Dakar was like being hit in the face with a brick. Everything was different. The heat, the noise, the smells, they were all new, but it was more than just that. Dakar felt so unlike any other city I've been in that I didn't know which way was … Continue reading Sun, Sand, and Sugary Tea; Ten Days in Kaolack

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Fundraising and Mental Health; or how to reach your target when your brain isn’t cooperating

As I write this, Training is three days away and, as of yesterday, I have reached my fundraising target. And although it was definitely cause for celebration, I don't really feel much like celebrating. My fundraising journey has been a long, hard slog, and the challenges I face won't go away after I cash in … Continue reading Fundraising and Mental Health; or how to reach your target when your brain isn’t cooperating