Meeting again in Namibia: Jenn Pierson and Anita

Meeting again in Namibia:  Jenn Pierson and Anita

Jenn Pierson, a member of the inaugural Class of Periclean Scholars, the Class of 2006, is now teaching in Namibia at Omatjete Primary School through the World Teach program. Omatjete is a large rural village located one hour north of the large town of Omaruru in the Erongo Region.  Most rural residents are subsistence farmers from the Herero tribe and speak Otjiherero.

JennAnitaNamibiaAt Omatjete she is teaching grades 5 and 7 primarily English but is also teaching some non-promotional subjects like Art and Basic Information Science (BIS, basically library/basic computing).
You can follow Jenn’s experience in Namibia on her blog “The Wide World Comforts Her.”
You can find Omatjete  here.
On a recent trip to the capital city of Windhoek Jenn was able to meet up with Anita Isaacs, a two-time Periclean-in-Residence who remains a
strong partner with the Class of ’06.  She is being supported by the Periclean Scholars Alumni Association as she does course work at the University of Namibia toward a degree in social work.
Anita was a key figure in the documentary series on HIV/AIDS that was produced by the ’06’s nd “starred in a documentary about her life directed by Erin Barnett.



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