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#ThreeThingsThursday // Melissa

I met Melissa my first year of undergrad. We were in the same economics class and she heard me speaking on the phone in Kirundi and waited until the end of the lecture to talk to me. Now that I am thinking about it, I probably said something about her(without knowing she can understand Kirundi)… Continue reading #ThreeThingsThursday // Melissa

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#ThreeThingsThursday // MrBurundi

You are probably wondering who this man is and why he goes by the name -or should I say nickname- MrBurundi. If you think that he won the contest of Mister Burundi at some point in his life, well you are wrong. That contest does not even exist in Burundi. Why that nickname, though? I am sorry… Continue reading #ThreeThingsThursday // MrBurundi


Women’s Day // 15 Inspirational Quotes

For the past few years, I have asked myself this question: “How can I celebrate this day if I have to be in school all day?” and today was no exception. Waking up on kind messages of course warmed my heart but is it enough? I spent a couple minutes reading all the messages I… Continue reading Women’s Day // 15 Inspirational Quotes

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This beautiful woman I am introducing you to today is well known by so many as the co-owner of Agence Esther based in Bujumbura, Burundi. But LIIV is more than that to her cute baby Eden, her husband and many of her friends. Her full name: Lasry Irumva Iris Valerie but we will just call her… Continue reading #ThreeThingsThursday//LIIV