My Life in Swaziland

  I am learning so much living in Swaziland. Check out this slideshow for a recap on some of my experiences thus far.

Care packages and such! 

Greetings All!  Thank you for inquiring about sending me goodies from the US! In general, I have most everything I need. Nonetheless, here’s a list of things you could choose from. Anything from you is sincerely appreciated, and I thank you in advance for your thoughtfulness and generosity! Care Package Wish List:  Trader Joe’s Gluten…

I’m Here!!!

First let me start off saying that I miss y’all already! It’s been great so far, albeit not easy, but overall a great experience! My Make (pronounced Ma-Gay meaning host mom) is very sweet. She has two sons, my bhuti Sanzidso and Sihle. My Swazi name is Silindzile which means we’ve been waiting for a…

Who is Dawnita?

I am a woman who likes to explore and challenge myself. I am a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and a native of Baltimore, MD working as a Training Specialist and formerly an Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). I have been blessed to…

Take Me to Swaziland

Swaziland is a monarchy in South Africa. The impact of HIV/AIDS in this country has created dire hardships for all age groups, especially youth, resulting in an increased number of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) and child-headed households. Peace Corps volunteers make a difference by entering into the community to spread awareness and educate citizens on…