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Glimmers of Hope : Memoir of a VSO in Africa By Mark Burke
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This is the account of one volunteers attempts to make a difference in rural Africa. Sent to Zambia by Voluntary Service Overseas, his remit is to teach maths at a boarding school and explore the... More > opportunities for HIV and Gender equality education. In between battling snakes, death-defying bus journeys and both tragic and comic misadventures, he gains an appreciation of the challenges of living and working in the African bush. This memoir is also a reflection on the problems in Zambia and the challeges of development. It also a useful study of the personal physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in rural Africa.< Less
Glimmers of Hope : A Memoir of Zambia By Mark Burke
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The true story of a London schoolteacher, who, tired of the rat race and brooding over a failed relationship, uproots and volunteers to teach in rural Africa for two years. Sent to the Republic of... More > Zambia with a remit to teach maths, HIV and Gender awareness, he finds eager pupils struggling in a challenging environment. In between battling snakes, stomach-bugs and death-defying bus journeys, he finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of his more vivid memories of eastern province, and his reflections on problems in Zambia and their possible causes. It is also a useful study of the physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa.< Less
Glimmers of Hope : A Memoir of Zambia By Mark Burke
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The true story of a London schoolteacher, who, tired of the rat race and brooding over a failed relationship, uproots and volunteers to teach in rural Africa for two years. Sent to the Republic of... More > Zambia with a remit to teach maths, HIV and Gender awareness, he finds eager pupils struggling in a challenging environment. In between battling snakes, stomach-bugs and death-defying bus journeys, he finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of his more vivid memories of eastern province, and his reflections on problems in Zambia and their possible causes. It is also a useful study of the physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa. Authors Note : This book is self-published and has not been professionally edited. The opinions of the author might offend some religious sensibilities.< Less
Glimmers of Hope : Memoir of a VSO in Zambia By Mark Burke
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When Mark decided to leave his London life in 2004 and seek a new direction in Africa, he had no idea of the challenges, triumphs and failures that were awaiting him. Sent to Zambia by Voluntary... More > Service Overseas with a remit to teach maths, HIV/AIDS and Gender Equality education, he ends up in a rural setting trying to cope with culture shock, loneliness and a challenging physical environment. Whilst battling stomach bugs, snakes and unco-operative colleagues, he finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of his more vivid memories of eastern province, and also his reflections on the problems in Zambia and their possible causes. It also a useful study of the physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa, and a handy anecdotal 'survival guide' for such volunteers.< Less
Guyana 2002 By Mark Burke
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A school teacher and ten pupils spend a month traveling around Guyana and into the jungle interior.
Glimmers of Hope : A Memoir of Zambia By Mark Burke
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The true story of a London schoolteacher, who, tired of the rat race and brooding over a failed relationship,uproots and volunteers to teach in rural africa for two years. Sent to the Republic of... More > Zambia with a remit to teach maths, HIV and Gender awareness,he finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of his more vivid memories of eastern province, and his reflections on problems in Zambia and their possible causes. It also a useful study of the physical and pyschological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa.< Less
Glimmers of Hope : Memoir of a Volunteer in Africa By Mark Burke
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The true story of a London schoolteacher, who, tired of the rat race and brooding over a failed relationship, uproots and volunteers to teach in rural Africa for two years. Sent to the Republic of... More > Zambia with a remit to teach maths, HIV and Gender awareness, he finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of his more vivid memories of eastern province, and his reflections on problems in Zambia and their possible causes. It is also a useful study of the physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa.< Less
Glimmers of Hope : A Memoir of Africa By Mark Burke
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Based on the true story of a London schoolteacher who, after a failed relationship and tired of the rat race, seeks escape and the chance to make a difference in the developing world. Sent to Zambia... More > by Voluntary Service Overseas with a remit to teach maths, HIV/AIDS and Gender Equality education, he ends up in a rural setting trying to cope with culture shock, loneliness and a challenging physical environment. Whilst battling stomach bugs, snakes and unco-operative colleagues, he finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of some of his more vivid memories, and his reflections on the problems that plague Zambia and their possible causes. It also a useful study of the physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa. This edition with photos and authors sketches< Less
Glimmers of Hope : A Memoir of Africa By Mark Burke
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Based on the true story of a London schoolteacher who, after a failed relationship and tired of the rat race, seeks escape and the chance to make a difference in the developing world. Sent to Zambia... More > by Voluntary Service Overseas with a remit to teach maths, HIV/AIDS and Gender Equality education, he ends up in a rural setting trying to cope with culture shock, loneliness and a challenging physical environment. Whilst battling stomach bugs, snakes and unco-operative colleagues, he finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of some of his more vivid memories, and his reflections on the problems that plague Zambia and their possible causes. It also a useful study of the physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa. This edition with photos and authors sketches< Less
Glimmers of Hope : Memoir of a Volunteer in Zambia By Mark Burke
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The true story of a London schoolteacher, who, tired of the rat race and brooding over a failed relationship, uproots and volunteers to teach in rural Africa for two years. Sent to the Republic of... More > Zambia with a remit to teach maths, HIV and Gender awareness, he finds eager pupils struggling in a tough environment. In between battling snakes, stomach bugs and death-defying bus journeys , Mark finds both hope in unusual places, and corruption where he least expects. This memoir is both a recollection of his more vivid memories of eastern province, and his reflections on problems in Zambia and their possible causes. It is also a useful study of the physical and psychological challenges that a volunteer may face in Africa.< Less

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