Carly B., UW-Madison alum and Swahili learner, profiled

“Swahili inspired me to study abroad in Kenya for five months which continues to be one of the most amazing and influential experiences I’ve had to date. Not only was living in Kenya life-changing, but understanding Swahili and having the ability to speak it with community members was so fun and rewarding. It always takes them by surprise when they hear a Mzungu (white person) start speaking Swahili, but you can see it gives them so much happiness to see someone making the effort to speak their language.” Read more.