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Juliana Fulton

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    Juliana’s going home

    July 29, 2012

    After more than two years, in two weeks I’m going back home, but in many ways I am starting over, leaving my home.  My life back in the U.S. is such an extreme contrast to my life here, it’s difficult to imagine them blending at all, being able to retain any aspect of my life here.  I’m leaving my thatched hut that has been my home for the past two years, leaving my host family, friends and neighbours, my community,…

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    One Love?

    When teaching about preventing HIV, probably the main issue we volunteers come up against is multiple concurrent partners. Many people I’ve talked to here say it’s just part of the culture, which sounds like…

    April 16, 2012
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    50 Chickens! Likhoho li teng!

    After months of delay we finally got our layer chickens. The gardens of the community centre have also really started to grow. The chickens are going to provide eggs for the orphans and needy…

    February 5, 2012
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    Ha Mali Community Center Opening

    Last week we had the new community center opening, and it was a big success!  After a very busy couple weeks of preparation and postponements, we finally were able to open the center and…

    January 10, 2012
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    Kea Kula – Donkey Transport!

    I recently got some pretty severe blisters on both feet. And while not a serious injury, the blisters were bad enough that I couldn’t really walk, and was reduced to hobbling around painfully. Through…

    November 28, 2011
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    Our Ha Mali Community Center

    Juliana Fulton   We are only a month away from opening the Ha Mali Community Center!  The idea for its creation came from hearing all the different problems facing the families in my village when…

    November 2, 2011
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    Journal Excerpt from Sept. 1

    Well I’ve been super busy, with 2-4 things to do every day for these past couple weeks. Today I had a meeting about the community centre in the morning (and building a seed bed)…

    September 28, 2011
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    What 24% HIV+ Really Means

    When I first signed up for my Peace Corps assignment, all that I was told was that I’d be in Lesotho, working with communities on HIV/AIDS. I was very excited about living in Lesotho,…

    September 1, 2011
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    My Household Survey

    It’s taken 40-some hours and over eight weeks, but I have now finished surveying all 210 households in my village.  In the survey I go door to door, visiting and talking with every family…

    June 2, 2011
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