Liberia

About Liberia

Liberia is a country in Africa. If you are considering to visit Liberia or if you are traveling here now, you will find here useful and fun blog posts written by other travelers that have been visiting Liberia.

Visiting Kim’s Classroom: Marshmallow Structures It's a Schmahl World 8d

For our second day helping Kim teach at her school, our lesson was all about structures. For anyone…

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Visiting Kim in Liberia: a Morning in Kakata It's a Schmahl World 18d

Since Kim lives relatively close to the larger city of Kakata, we decided to take a morning to…

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Visiting Kim’s Classroom: Estimation Activity It's a Schmahl World 24d

At our first day in Kim's school, we were surprised when we arrived to find that it was a "working…

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​Life in Liberia: Market Day! It's a Schmahl World 38d

Here in Liberia, grocery shopping is not as easy as jumping in the car and heading to the Kroger…

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Update From Liberia: What I Did This Summer It's a Schmahl World 49d

The school year here in Liberia is similar to that of the US, it begins in September and goes…

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First Day in Liberia: Walk About Kim’s Community It's a Schmahl World 55d

After 27 hours of traveling we finally made it to Liberia! After finding Kim at the airport (!) we…

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Mom & Kathryn Visit Liberia! It's a Schmahl World 61d

It's been quite a busy summer and one of the many highlights was my mom and sister's visit to…

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​Welcoming New Volunteers to Liberia! It's a Schmahl World 111d

I kicked off June with a week of welcoming a new group of volunteers to Liberia: Peace Corps…

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The Season for Plums… and Workshops! It's a Schmahl World 140d

In the last couple of months, in between teaching, celebrating my birthday and enjoying plum…

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World Malaria Day & Birthday Celebrations in Liberia It's a Schmahl World 173d

Last Wednesday was my birthday! Here's how I celebrated here in Liberia... As my actual birthday…

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Update From Liberia: Happy Holidays! It's a Schmahl World 281d

It’s been a month and a half since my last post from Liberia so it’s time for an update! Here’s…

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Teaching in Liberia It's a Schmahl World 336d

As an education volunteer, my main assignment in the Peace Corps is teaching at the local high…

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Peace Corps Swearing in Ceremony & First Days at Site It's a Schmahl World 387d

It's been over a month since I last posted from Liberia! Here's what's been going on... Early in…

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Model School & Site Announcement It's a Schmahl World 432d

After a few weeks of lessons at the training center about teaching strategies and classroom…

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Weekend Trip to Monrovia, Liberia It's a Schmahl World 443d

A few weeks ago, our training group took our first trip to Liberia’s capital city, Monrovia! Here…

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First Weekend With My Liberian Host Family It's a Schmahl World 459d

The first couple days with my host family, I had training during the day, so I was only home for…

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Adoption Ceremony – Meeting My Liberian Family It's a Schmahl World 471d

When we returned from the site visit in Cape Mount County, we just barely had time to eat a quick…

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Site Visit in Cape Mount County It's a Schmahl World 478d

The first few days at the training center felt almost like being at summer camp because we had days…

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First Days in Liberia – the Start of PST It's a Schmahl World 482d

After landing in Liberia, our group, LR-7, piled into a couple of buses and headed to the training…

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