Monthly Archives: August 2012

Some photos from another great week

Well it was another great week full of challenges and rewards and lots of friends. Yesterday morning me and Kiera had breakfast with our friend at the local breakfast places, frequented only by men, and us. We had fried eggs … Continue reading

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A whole lot of training

Pretty much this entire week has been dedicated to training seminars. Over and over the parents, teachers, and committees that run the school and projects, told us that they needed more training about the various agriculture projects (greenhouse, fishpond, tree … Continue reading

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I’ve been lost

Hi all, The Kenyans would say that I’ve been lost- meaning I’ve been missing in action and haven’t been seen or heard from in awhile. All is well I’ve just been really busy and by the end of the day … Continue reading

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Nashukuru

I’ve noticed just this week that I’m able to have conversations in Kiswahili. They are simple and short but conversations none the less.  It’s really great because I can ask important such as ” Is this bus going to Nairobi?” … Continue reading

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A day off, a hospital, KARI, and post-harvest tools

Happy birthday to our co-founder today! Hope you are having a great day Flo! I had to have a day off yesterday. I joked with Kiera on Friday when I was feeling pretty rundown and tired that I might call … Continue reading

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Counting my blessings

It’s 5:30 pm and I’m sitting on my bed, looking at the world through my bright blue mosquito net and listening to the rain pounding down on the tin roof. Even with a drop ceiling in the house the rain … Continue reading

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The school field day, a burial, and deep fried gluten free flour

Happy Civic Holiday everyone! Friday was the Field Day at the school. A huge open house that started with a tour of all of the agricultural projects for the 125 parents who came to visit. At each station; dryland rice, … Continue reading

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Another great easy coach ride- blue feet and all!

On Tuesday morning my good friends Florence and Chris got up at 5am to take me to the bus station in Nairobi. The bus was due to leave at 7am but I had to check-in at 6:30 and we didn’t … Continue reading

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