Most of you who either know me personally or who have read this blog for a while know about my connection with Kenya. Seven years ago I left my marketing job, packed my bags and journeyed to Nairobi where I volunteered with VICDA for the better half of a year. Since that time I've stayed [...]
To all of my new readers who have found me by way of my post of Bucket List Publications - Welcome! Thank you for liking my story enough to stop by and I hope that you will follow my blog and stop by again. If you would like to learn more about VICDA, the NGO [...]
I met Faith in January in Kenya. I was there as a tour guide and she was there to scout out some of the different projects in order to return with daughter, Grace. Well, Faith and Grace returned to Kenya in July and have been very busy since their arrival. They are now back at [...]
"Through the Gorge" Tami and I ventured through the gorge at Hell's Gate near Naivasha with our Maasai guide, Hampton. Volcanic eruptions followed by centuries of flooding, hot springs and a number of other natural happenings have carved out haunting paths through the lower gorge.
This week I journeyed back to the Rift Valley with Irene and Faith, a midwife from Austin, TX to spend the week working with IDP's at Kikopey, Pipeline and Rongai. It was exciting to see how the area has changed in the past 14 months. More structures, less tents, more community projects and less hopelessness. [...]