Author Archives: Beth Powell

Het is een kleine wereld (It’s a small world!)

As the other interns are at home, settling back into a colder, faster-paced life, I am still in Suriname on the last few weeks of my internship. January was a bit slow – I was hopeful that some of the … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day and International Human Rights Day

  The last month has been great at SMU!! Lots of projects going on, and lots to look forward to in the new year. World AIDS Day (WAD) For World AIDS Day, I was tasked with creating a project showcasing … Continue reading

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New Initiatives

The last month has been filled with new developments and exciting changes. I am now living at a guesthouse where I have met lots of new interns from the Netherlands. My first month here was not very social and although … Continue reading

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Coming out week and first projects

I have been in the lovely country of Suriname for just over 3 weeks now. Feels like I have been here months!! I’m all settled in and starting to make some new connections with some local friends and with some … Continue reading

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First few days

My name is Beth Powell and I am from Ottawa, Canada.  I am a bit later than the rest of the interns, since my visa took longer than expected, but I am finally here in Suriname (got here Saturday September … Continue reading

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