Going Home to Africa

My 20 000km journey home through West Africa

Magazine Interview - Celsona (Solsona Magazine)

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In the summer of 2018 I spent several months in Solsona, Catalonia in Spain and was welcomed by the local community and made some life-long friends.  To me it was the first time in Europe that I felt at home.  Despite not speaking the language Catalan (a mixture of French and Spanish), or Spanish, yet whether they understood me or not they made me welcome and it remains a memorable time.  

The people also embraced me by helping me raise funds for Kusasa and the local Language school (EOI Manresa and Solsona) remains a loyal supporter of our girls.

Celsona is a local magazine that serves the wider community of the area, one righ in history and culture.  It was a pleasure to be interviewed for the magazine and local newspaper by Anna Pujol.

 

 

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About Dot

Dot is Zimbabwean born and raised and after having lived in Europe for 20 years she decided to return home but uniquely she decided to drive  through Africa to get there.

She achieved her dream by driving 20,000kms through 18 West African countries over 8.5 months on her own for most of the journey.  Her book of the same title will soon be launched,and you can find out more about Dot or subscribe to the Blog for more.

 

Contribute to the Journey

This journey could not have been done without the kind and generous support of so many, see a page of those who contributed through the website.  Their support made this great adventure possible.

 

Kusasa Scholarship Fund

Alongside my journey I've decided to raise funds for scholarships for girl's education in Zimbabwe, find out more about that here, to contribute to the Scholarship Fund please do so here.