Another week

Blog #2~Sallie Suski This week I had the opportunity to go into the schools of Diepsloot and teach children about what natural highs are. This was my first experience I have ever had in front of a class. Gerald, the man I was teaching with applauded me and said I had done well. Here is […]

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Week 1 – Q – A

Sallie Suski Impact Africa Blog #1 ~3 Month Program~ Q: How did you hear about the program? A: – I had the opportunity to talk to Rich Franzen, a close family friend as well as the founder of the program at a birthday party last summer – He introduced me to the program he built, […]

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So um… what are we doing

One of the most commonly asked questions (duly) after I announced my internship with Impact Africa was regarding what I would be doing here. If you’ve followed along, you’re probably familiar with my rather vague answer I was inclined to give (as I really only had a vague picture of what it would look like […]

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Cincinnati – South Africa

The past 13 days have been so full — in every way. I’ll be sharing a little more about life in SA, but for now…..Here’s a little recap of travel day! Jan 29th 2:11pm: I flew out of CVG to ATL 3:45pm: In ATL, I met up with the other interns. (Keep in mind: we’d […]

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All Work No Play

All Work No Play… Wait No… All Play No Work, wait… Gun in hand, sneaking through the tall grass, stalking my prey. Looking for a clear shot, waiting for the perfect moment… pop, pop, pop. Got em! On to the next target. This one has taken better cover. I don’t have a clear shot at […]

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Advice from A Second Year

As a second year intern, there are things that I look back on and advice I would give to myself as a first year intern: 1. If your scared of something, go do it. Fear is a liar and a major roadblock that needs to be overcome. The enemy uses this to keep us from […]

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Friday Chaos!

Jordan Konkler Feb 8, 2019 Friday Chaos! After only two weeks in South Africa, I am quickly learning Fridays will be full of absolute chaos, but I love it! I call it our Kids Ministry Day. It begins with an early morning wake up – 5:30am for me – and a quick breakfast of muffins […]

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Seven Days in Africa!

Jordan Konkler // Seven Days in Africa! We finally made it! After over 20 hours of travel, meeting my team in the airport, and the most horrendous turbulence of my life, we touched base in South Africa! From then on, it has been non-stop training and so much learning! Let me give you an inside […]

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Another week in Africa

I couldn’t be more happy right now. As things get busier, things get more exciting!This week I have learned so much about my strengths and I’ve just hit the tip of the iceberg! We are reading an amazing book called Strength Based Leadership. It is really good material that we can apply to our lives […]

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Arriving on my first internship!

“Yo John! What happened to you!? You use you to be this fine young man, now your life is like a roller coaster, doing all these crazy thing just to please people who you barely know.” “I know man, life’s just crazy right now.” “What are you gonna do to fix it?” “ I feel […]

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