Laura Gordon

Laura Gordon (Survivor Corps in Burundi): Laura worked as an English teacher in Côte d’Ivoire in 2002 and Thailand in 2003. In 2006 she graduated from the University of Oxford with a 1st Class degree in Modern History. After graduating, Laura worked in Uganda as a research intern for the Uganda Human Rights Commission. At the time of her fellowship she was pursuing her master’s degree in International Affairs at The Graduate Institute, Geneva. After her fellowship, Laura wrote: “I'm more comfortable in my skin now, and after a couple of years of wondering where I belong, I'm now sure that it's overseas in the development world. I love Burundi and I'm desperate to go back.”



Video Profile

17 Jun

Finally got the video profile online – low res as ever but that’s the nature of the internet in Burundi!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHgbmeasl9U

Also, here’s a picture of Pierre Claver

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And here’s DJ, the dog I live with. Photos of Nana and Brian to come, but I have my priorities straight!

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And in other news, I really hate mosquitos. Especially the one that got into my sheet last night and bit me EVERYWHERE. Tonight, going crazy with the doom – mosquito genocide time!

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Posted By Laura Gordon

Posted Jun 17th, 2009

1 Comment

  • Elaine Gordon

    June 18, 2009

     

    See if you can get some skeeter guard. If you can’t find it in Burundi get it from Uchumi pharmacy in Garden City if you can get up to Kampala(or ask Emma to get it for you and drop it off next time they visit Bujumbura. It’s brilliant stuff.

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