Aisha Ellis

2013 Student Zulu Scholar.


Blog Posts by Aisha Ellis

May 20, 2012

A Taste of Swaziland

Our past two days have been filled with a taste of Swaziland both literally and figuratively. As mentioned yesterday, we hiked down a mountain to see the Bushman paintings. Bushman paintings were created over 4000 years ago, preserved under the shelter of cave rocks. The stories of the paintings and their interpretations were shared with us by our guide. The guides for this tour live in the rural community surrounding the mountain and are trained by the local council to protect and share the...Read more
May 30, 2012

Back to work...

This is our final week in Swaziland, with that being said we have been trying to get as many things done as possible which has left us with not as much down time. Yesterday, Tuesday, our journey through Swaziland health lead us on may roads. Collectively we visited the community, labor and delivery, and a psychiatric hospital, attended a lecture, and entertained a special guest.

In the morning a few students sat in on a lecture on Asthma, lead by one of the hospitals Pediatricians....Read more