Enjoy every moment in Namibia

青年海外協力隊として、ナミビアで活動する約1年9か月

Sesiria san’s cooking

I finished PDP(personal development plan)yesterday, subimitted to Mr.Ngenda today. We talked about “scheme of work” today. It’s new work for teachers from this coming year. We have to write all plans of tests, tasks, projects, and so on fo…

村のお母さん

The examination has started for grade 4-7 from today. 私も試験監督に毎日入ります。テストは10時半から12時半。それまでは頼まれた採点や今まで作った教材を来年の先生用にまとめたりしておりました。 いざ、テスト監督。日本人的感覚でいくと、10時半か…

Pizza Party in Namibia🍕

Today I had a Pizza Party with other 2 volunteers♪ We made pizza from flour. It was similar with making bread. Making pizza with friends were a lot of fun. We made 4 types of pizza. 1. Margherita 2. Spinatch &Bacon pizza 3. Teriyaki chicke…

ブンヤのちびっ子ルンドゥに現る

Today, there was the graduation party for kids of kindergarten in Bunya. In this picture, they were playing drama. もう眠くて英語が打てない! 長ーくなりそうだったので、途中で抜けてルンドゥへ。 きれいなスーパーで大抵の物は揃いますが、なるべ…

編み込みのその後

Today was the last day before examination start for grade 4-7. The examination will start on Monday for them. Therefore they cleaned their rooms and put desks in order. I could teach grade 4s but I couldn't teach grade 5 because they were …

夕焼けこやけでまた明日

Beautiful dawn and birds in the morning☀️ Nowadays I can feel and enjoy nature much more than before. Today I checked the question paper of natural science for grade 4. I got angry again. It doesn't match to syllabus. Some questions should…

久々にむきー!な日

I didn't get angry so much these days, but today I got angry!! I checked question papers for math of grade 5 which I'm teaching now. Even though I expected a bit, but questions were too bad... Question of money, the pictures of coins are i…

なんでもない毎日を大切に。いちにちいちにち

This is the word which is given by one of my co-worker in Japan when I left there. My friend who worked together in Japan gave me a massage board which is filled messages by my co-workers. It's my precious thing and look at it every day. W…

Ame NANKALI♡

NANKALI is my African name which is given by Shitemo san. Teachers and learners were surprised at my hairstyle and they said you're looking nice. I was glad:) Genda san Jr said "You must get African name!" because I was looking like Africa…

油断は禁物であーる

At Tsumeb, we went to the local market and I bought mangos and corns. When we backed to Rundu, we also found mangos and watermelon! Here is the season for them! I can't wait to try them! On the way to Rundu, the trouble has happened. We t…

人生初編み込み

We had a nice time in Tsumeb! We stayed the cafe that we visited last time. It's also a guest house. All interiors are lovely. I always think Tsumeb is like California or somewhere. After that we visited the pool in other hotel. Weather wa…

Oshima tree🌱

Happy news♡ Today was a tree planting day in Bunya Secondary school. Mr.principle said he want to change school to that have a lot of green. Maybe this is one of the project of them. From 12pm, class teachers and students started planting.…

umbrella の出番☔️

It was the first time to get rain while I'm going to school. It was the first time to use my favorite 折りたたみumbrella. Children doesn't have umbrella, they ran with screaming when the rain was getting stronger. Im front of staff office,…

Water, Mema, 水

These days I'm making many visual aids for Natural science because I need them to quickly review what they learned in this whole year. Today they reviewed about structure of flowering plants. They really like to come to cholkboard and put …

How to use notebook in Bunya📖

Today was nice day. Every day like a roller coaster, up and down, but it's always like this. After break time, I did a lesson in 4A. I made pictures to explain importance of sunlight, they were interested in them. I knew again that how vis…

倦まず弛まず

きのうは久々に惓んでいて、午後仕事をしていてもいまいちやる気が出ず、夕方帰って昼寝して、またすぐに8時ごろからふて寝していました。 5年生の測量(周りの長さ、面積、体積)のテストができがいまいちだったり、4Aがまた話が聞けなくなってきたり、いろい…

メロンパン記念日

From morning, I tried to bake "メロンパン" bread today. It was the first time for me to bake bread by myself even though I worked at 2 bakery shops in Japan. At first I couldn't make cookie part, so I made it again. Making this type of bre…

メロンパン記念日

From morning, I tried to bake "メロンパン" bread today. It was the first time for me to bake bread by myself even though I worked at 2 bakery shops in Japan. At first I couldn't make cookie part, so I made it again. Making this type of bre…

Rundu Trade Fair

This morning, my senior volunteer(先輩隊員!How can I say?) found this horn of a cow in Ntara! Big Great Horn! Maybe someone slaughtered a cow nearby place. People live with nature. We visited Rundu Trade Fair today. It takes about an hour…

餃子つくったの♪

Today was home weekend! Home weekend is the day for learners stay at mission to go back to home on weekend. So school finish earlier than usual. I thought the lesson finished at 10am, but it's informed like the lesson finished on 10:20 and…

シクンバゲットだぜ!

As I promised yesterday, I visited a grandmother in village, and I bought SIKUNBA! I saw a sikunba in the house of volunteer in Ntara. From then, I wanted to get sikunba made in Bunya. Finally I got it. It has good smell of plants because …

日本語ブーム来たる

This week, I'm teaching how to say the day in Japanese, like "Today is Suiyo-bi(水曜日). " They really like Japanese. I also ask how to say and write the day in Rukwangali. They also like teaching Rukwangali to me. These days I enjoy teach…

気の持ちようで毎日がSUNDAY

やらかしたtodayです。というかyesterday。 実はきのう、4Aの理科の時間割を間違えていて、授業をしそびれました。この間違い、先週もしたんです。5年生の6ピリオド目の算数が終わった後に空きがあると思い込んでいる…。で、7ピリオド目が終わって、4Aに行く…

冷やし中華 for the first time♪

Yesterday Ms.Sesiria made me this dinner! It was really nice! There was non alcohol champagne! I surprised. Eating meal with someone makes me happy. I want to eat meal with her again and I want to cook for her. Today, I visited 4B's math c…

ンタラウォーク

教会から何やらやってそうな音がしますが、腰が重くて結局のぞかず。 帰ってきている子たちの様子を見ると、手に手にお弁当ボックスみたいなのを持っているので、きっと何かイベントがあったのでしょう!また次の機会があれば覗こう♪ 午前中は、初のパン作り…

ルルルンドゥ

先輩とお腹いっぱい朝ごはんを食べて、ルンドゥへ。 やっと黄熱病のワクチンを打てました。イエローカードをゲットしたので、これで12月にタンザニアに行けます♪ 買い物を済ませて、今日はNgandu rodgeへ。 Ngandu は、ルカンガリでワニという意味 ワニ、い…

ルルルンドゥ

先輩とお腹いっぱい朝ごはんを食べて、ルンドゥへ。 やっと黄熱病のワクチンを打てました。イエローカードをゲットしたので、これで12月にタンザニアに行けます♪ 買い物を済ませて、今日はNgandu rodgeへ。 Ngandu は、ルカンガリでワニという意味 ワニ、い…

柔軟性

今日も朝会から始まります。 毎週歌を聞くのが楽しみになってきました。 軽くダンスをしながらの入場です。 先週、先々週と出張でいなかった校長先生が今日から復活。絶好調で、朝のミーティングも伸び、朝会も伸び、気づけばピリオド2の4A理科が残り5分。…

ベビーシャワーは突然に

今朝は理科のミーティング。Mr.ゲンダJr.が長で、話し合いを進めていきます。その中で、オシマが4Aに困ってるからなんとかしようという話をしてくれました。彼は話しやすいので、愚痴も言いやすく、4Aのことも話していたんですが、ミーティングでも話してく…

Mvhura (rain) at school!

Today I asked Mr.Haushiku and Ms.Mungonba that "How can you control 4A?". Mr.Haushiku said "Sometimes beat them.". Ms.Mungonba is class teacher of 4A, so she replied "I will talk to them" and she stayed while my class. How quiet they are! …