Changes.

I’m finally up for another blog post—thanks for your patience!  It’s been an interesting few weeks, with lots of ups and downs.  I finish up my volunteer position with Kasha this Friday and have started to shift my expectations for job prospects and what the next few months/years hold.  I had a great experience working with the Kasha staff, learned a lot about Rwandan work culture and working for start-up companies, and made some good connections for my network.  But we’ve discovered, after so many job applications, that the job market is more difficult than we ever expected, especially for non-Kinyarwanda speakers, and the visa process is even harder.  Poor Colin’s work visa has been rejected twice now—solely based on the fact that his degree is in psychology and it doesn’t match his current position as technology consultant.  Unfortunately, the visa process isn’t written down anywhere and there are loads of intricate details so Colin has spent many hours on the phone and in the Immigration Office attempting to sort it out.

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