Africa

Tracking the White Rhino of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park

When I began writing about travel a year and a half ago I never thought I’d find myself tracking rhino through a national park in Africa. This wasn’t just any rhino. We were searching for the white rhinos that were once near extinction in Zambia. By 2010, there was only one rhino left due to poaching. The African Wildlife Foundation partnered with the...

The Road to Maululu

Approximately 1-1/2 hours by car off the main road from downtown Livingstone, Africa is the Maululu Clinic. I was in the area with the United Nations Foundation and Shot@Life . Our goal was to see the work the community was doing to provide the locals with immunizations and other healthcare. I’ll be honest. The bumpy dirt pathway made me a bit car sick at times...

Giving children a Shot@Life in Simonga, Zambia

*I visited Zambia, Africa through a United Nations Foundation fellowship.* The Simonga Clinic outside of Livingstone, Zambia serves over 5,000 people within four zones. Made of cement, the clinic with three to four rooms has basic electricity and no real equipment. They do however have a vaccine fridge. While they provide wellness checkups and even deliver babies...