Daily Archives: August 19, 2009

Maria Karaivanova

Shane, Tara, Renee, Tshiamo and Hendrick, front Jacob and Sam)

(The team loading up the Lapdesks for our trip – up from the left: Shane, Tara, Renee, Tshiamo and Hendrick, front Jacob and Sam)

I feel truly privileged. The trip to KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) last week was in many ways a personal enrichment journey . The type of journey that inspired me to revisit my fundamental values and plans for the future. Spending time with the school children was incredibly touching. Bringing a smile to their young faces will remain with me forever.

Whatever expectations I had when Shane and I headed to KZN for the handover ceremonies and client meetings did not prepare me for what was in store. Read more