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2020 International Women’s Day: Prinalia C. from South Africa

Prinalia C. from South Africa in Simmy Wolfe's Atlanta, GA cluster: As a little girl I would always say that I would love to travel to places around the world. Due to financial difficulties while growing up, it was difficult but I didn't let the difficulty stop me from achieving my goals and dreams. Anything [...]

By | March 22nd, 2020|2020 International Women's Day|Comments Off on 2020 International Women’s Day: Prinalia C. from South Africa

2020 International Women’s Day: Nonhlanhla P. from South Africa

Nonhlanhla P.  from South Africa in Jo Ann Noiset's Glastonbury, CT cluster: Leaving my home country and moving to a country where I know no one has shown me how courageous we are as au pairs. The thought of being an au pair was never frightening to me instead it was inspirational. As a young [...]

By | March 16th, 2020|2020 International Women's Day|Comments Off on 2020 International Women’s Day: Nonhlanhla P. from South Africa

Illinois Students Learn About South Africa

Kathleen K. is spending her year in Julie Lokun's Illinois cluster.  She is enrolled in the UCLA program to fulfill her educational requirements.  As part of her program she presented to a group of 8 and 9 year olds at Westmoor Elementary School in Northbrook, about her home country South Africa.  Kathleen sent in a [...]

By | February 7th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Illinois Students Learn About South Africa

Au Pair Holiday Celebrations – Diwali

This year we asked au pairs to submit a picture of them celebrating a holiday while on program with Au Pair in America. Submitted by Alison M. from South Africa in Carol Steinman's Westport, CT cluster. "The photo was taken in the winter of a celebration called Diwali, it is an Indian celebration and I [...]

By | December 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair Holiday Celebrations – Diwali

Pre-K in Belmont, NC Learn About South Africa

Au pair Nadine C. from South Africa is spending her year in Ediana Raquel Sharpe Roque's Belmont, North Carolina cluster.  On December 6th she had the opportunity to talk about South Africa at the Gaston Day School in Belmont NC. There were 35 pre-k children around 4 years old.   Nadine shared with us that the [...]

By | December 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Pre-K in Belmont, NC Learn About South Africa

Lente S. from South Africa in Helayne Levitt’s New Jersey cluster

By | November 18th, 2019|2019 Peace Day Audio/Video|Comments Off on Lente S. from South Africa in Helayne Levitt’s New Jersey cluster

Au Pair in America Explorer Nadine: Message to Au Pairs

South African au pair Nadine N. was selected by community counselor Cindy Garruba as an Au Pair in America Explorer.  This post will be a bit different from past posts as Nadine has written an essay about being an Au Pair in America Explorer which we would like to share.   Nadine's Message to Au [...]

By | November 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer Nadine: Message to Au Pairs

World Book Day

For World Book Day, we wanted to highlight a couple of entries. Maria wrote: "this is the first book that my little girl asked me to read for her because it has tacos and “it would make me remember about home” (tacos are from Mexico, not Argentina but of course a 6 year old wouldn't [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on World Book Day
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