About

Do-goodery was never this funny.

“Personal S.A.” is a pun on “personal essay”. The blog began as a narrative-driven travelogue about my six-week volunteer trip to South Africa (S.A.), but after my return grew into a soccer activism (S.A.) site.

These two things are more connected than you might think. On a national level, that South Africa is hosting the 2010 World Cup has meant a lot of press and activism around soccer and relating to the country. On a more personal level, it was soccer that brought me to Africa, so it should not come as a surprise that it’s a soccer legacy to come out of the trip.

To begin at the very beginning, start reading here.

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