Hello! My name is Karunia, I recently finished my first year at UVIC and I am majoring in Pacific and Asian Studies. Starting in June I will be living and working at KSDC (Karenni Social Development Center) in rural Thailand teaching English. I am excited to teach and learn from the Karenni peoples and so grateful for this opportunity and experience.
I originally wanted to call this blog things I will miss and things I will not miss. After considering this I realized even things I would put in the “not miss” category I will probably miss. Whether directly or indirectly…. Continue Reading →
Before arriving to KSDC and beginning classes, I did not know the English levels of the students. I can say now that they were much lower then I expected. Some students struggled to answer questions like “What is your name?”… Continue Reading →
As I begin to reflect on my first month at KSDC, the overpowering thought is “How has it already been a month?!” Before arriving, I was expecting that each day here at KSDC would pass by more slowly than my… Continue Reading →