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About

The purpose of this blog is three-fold. Firstly, it is a record for me so I don’t ever forget about the amazing experiences I have in Africa. Secondly, it is a way of updating my friends and family back home on what I get up to. Thirdly though, and most importantly, through writing this blog I intend to shine a positive light on Africa. In the Western world, there is a tendency to think that Africa is full of suffering and poverty. Yes, that is a reality here but it is a reality elsewhere too. It is not unique to Africa. However, the uniqueness of Africa – the reasons why I am proud to call this continent my home, is worth writing about. The stunning scenery, the vibrant colours, the amazing cultures, the interesting history, the incredible wildlife and the beautiful people….what’s not to love?!

About me 

Abbie, AKA Abroni, Obroni or Mzungu. 25 years old. British Council employee. I hold a Masters in International Development. Currently living and working in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Some say I am African inside. Vegetarian. Fluent French speaker. Herbal tea drinker. Aspiring azonto dancer and Afrobeats lover #TeamGhana. Idealist. Perfectionist. Dreaming of making the world a better place ❤

“Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” – Desmond Tutu

2 comments on “About

  1. Great stuff , absolutely incredible !! Such a good mission In Africa . Am really inspire about what you’re doing in Africa , project ing not only the negative side but the good one of cause . I have red a bit about you and I must say u are really doing so well….is my prayer that I would work with you one so together we could make this part of our world a better place to leave . Am a Journalist by profession , also hold a degree in HR. Will start a masters program in September . Keep it up ! God bless you .

    • Thanks so much for your feedback Simon – it’s much appreciated 🙂 I am so glad to hear that you feel what I’m doing is inspirational. All the best with your Masters degree. I bet you are excited to start your programme! Medaaase papaaa 🙂

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