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Yes-very basic. Planning to learn more.
Yes-every one of them.
Medical illness and homesickness.
Slower pace of life; positive cultural values and ethics.
Learning to be more patient; having things not happen as quickly as I am used to.
I had diarrhea on a bus ride to a rural village. My husband had to get the bus to stop in the middle of the bush and went on top of the bus to grab my toilet paper, passed it to me in full view of everyone then I went into the bush to go to the bathroom while everyone had to wait. (Tanzanians view the use of toilet paper to be unclean).
I confused the word AIDS with AUNTY in kiswahili, in front of all my Tanzanian in-laws...
Be patient with yourself. Research it and forgive yourself when you get frustrated. Make sure that those with you understand the process and be patient with you (and you to them).