GirlGI | Girl Gone International Issue 6 - Page 28

Additionally, one of my favourite parts of aid work is that no two days are the same. You never wake up and think, ‘Today is Tuesday and this is what happens on a Tuesday.’ Some people would hate having no routine or pattern, but I love it: it makes it impossible to sleepwalk through life. My least favourite part of aid work is the frustration I feel at seeing how things are currently done and knowing they could be done better. Describe one of your fondest memories in your job I have so many, it is hard to choose just one! One of my strongest memories, though, is sitting out on an air-strip in the middle of Jonglei State, South Sudan at sunset and feeling overwhelmed by the desolate beauty of the place. Even though working in an extremely remote location has its difficulties, I felt lucky to experience it.