Monthly Archives: December 2011

Fireworks displays banned in Kenya tonight

Despite A- Shabaab terror threats, Kenyans will ring in the new year in style tonight! Al-Shabaab describes itself as waging jihad ( a religious war with those who are unbelievers in the mission of Muhammad …  especially for the purpose of … Continue reading

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One of the orphan girls applying for sponsorship

One of the girls applying for a sponsor that Flo told me about, is an orphan that lives way up in the mountains around Kikule. She heard about the possibility of having a sponsor to be able to go to … Continue reading

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13 sponsors so far and 80 children who would like to go to highschool

  Florence was greeted at the local government official’s compound by a huge group of kids singing and dancing, full of excitement about the possibility of getting sponsored by someone here and welcoming her home to Kikule on Thursday. Florence, … Continue reading

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Kenyan doctors end their 10 day strike

Wednesday night doctors working in public hospitals in Kenya ended their strike and went back to work yesterday. The doctors who work at public hospitals were on strike for 10 days and were demanding a 300% pay increase from the … Continue reading

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Will hear from Florence soon

I had a great chat with Florence on the weekend. She planned to go to Kikule yesterday to meet with the Assistant Chief, Catechist, TWS ladies and to have the students come to the library first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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Library being used every day!

I’ve had an update from Florence about the library and it’s good news! The library is being well used. There are two groups of students using it and they are coming on alternate days of the week. The children of … Continue reading

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Kenyan public doctors on strike

The doctors who work in public hospitals  in Kenya are on strike. You might remember I mentioned about  two weeks ago, that  teachers were on strike. The problem seems to be that the government is spending so much money on … Continue reading

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One week to go!

Florence has been working deep in the villages in Uganda for the past 3 weeks but is returning to Nairobi today. She hopes to travel to Kikule one week from today to get the applications from children hoping to have … Continue reading

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