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Video: Making a soccer ball - Malawi style

Soccer is a favorite sport among Malawians, particularly since the World Cup was being hosted by South Africa at the time of this study abroad experience for Virginia Tech students. These industrious young boys demonstrate how they make their own soccer balls.

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    Children share the excitement of being on a bus with Virginia Tech sophomore Becca FitzGerald.

Virginia Tech students, staff, and faculty members traveled to Africa in summer 2010 to teach in Malawi schools for a month. The Virginia Tech group learned firsthand about the culture and the education and took side trips to learn about sustainable agriculture practices, health issues, and cultural history.