After two years of teaching abroad in the UAE, Kristen Woodruff opted for a career in Uganda. Find out how she’s adjusted and why she ultimately chose to bring her son along on her move to Africa.
“I totally fell in love with Tanzania and knew I wanted to stay and continue working here, but not really in my capacity as a volunteer and volunteer coordinator on the ground. I wanted to make a different impact and this is how my organization, Zuri Medicine, was born.”
“While the impression is that since its Africa, things must be cheap, the reality is very different. Life can be quite expensive and you have to plan accordingly.”
“Importantly, I feel more comfortable being a practicing Muslim. Our children are able to learn even more about our religion.”
“The land of one thousand hills is one beautiful, blossoming country worth visiting (or living in!).”