With Christmas fast approaching, people all over the world are searching for the perfect gifts for those special people in their lives. Since I have moved to Lagos, I have learned many different things. I think one of the most profound things I have learned while living here is how much I have in my life which I take for granted. To many people here, plenty of food and light are considered luxuries. My first year here, I helped to make gift bags for the teachers out at the beach school. I remember thinking, I wonder how they gift certificates here......oh my gosh, I was sooooooo green!!!! I quickly learned what is most appreciated by most staff is a bag of "goodies". These are the following "goodies" I have learned about while living here, and a few of the the things I fill their goodie bags with each Christmas...
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I wrote about this D light in this post. I think it is a huge necessity for everyone here without reliable power!!!
here. This week is a busy one for me getting packed up to go back to the States to see my friends and family on Friday, and getting my gifts ready for teachers, and "goodies" for my staff.:) I am learning a new appreciation for the many different kinds of gifts that are out there.:)