SEAS '21

Hyacinthe Uwizera

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PGS: Travel to South Africa

Program Abroad:

  • Penn Global Seminars (PGS): Seeing, Hearing, and Encountering South Africa

Ask me about...

  • Being in another African country other than mine for the first time

  • Other global opportunities such as GRIP and service learning

My Experience Abroad:

I am minoring in African studies and I have actually decided on that after traveling with this class.

Other Highlights:

  • 2 restaurants in the townships in Cape Town we went to. They not only had their local and delicious food, but there were performances of their culture. The restaurants were Mzansi restaurant in Langa Township and Amazink restaurant in Kayamandi township

  • Traveling with Penn students and the friendships we formed

  • South Africans I met and the friendships I made with them

  • Being able to visit two states in the 10-day visit we had

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