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Tipet: 2 years later

August 5, 2014 – I arrived in Tipet exactly two years to the day since my last visit (see Sept 7, 2012 blog post). The experience to travel there was much the same:  a long and difficult 2 1/2 hr journey over … Continue reading

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In Just Four Short Years

“Our visitors we request you to support our education.  As you see, ah we are clever.  We are struggling for a better life.”  September, 2009 This is the opening line to a song sung to me four years ago by … Continue reading

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Profound

Profound This is the word that keeps repeating in my mind as I reflect on this last trip to Kenya.  Tangible, palpable are the other two words.   As I’ve shared my trip experiences over the past few weeks, my hands … Continue reading

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One girl’s story: “I want to succeed so I can help those I left behind”

I continue to be incredibly moved by the courage and bravery of the girls who refuse to undergo genital mutilation in Pokot.  The story below is about one of these girls, and how her life is transforming at St. Elizabeth Girls Secondary School.  … Continue reading

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“Thank you” from the Head Teacher at St. Elizabeth Girls Secondary School

I received an email from Carolyn Menach, the head teacher  at St. Elizabeth Girls Secondary School.  Carolyn asked that I send her greetings and her appreciation to everyone who has given their time, talents and treasure to the Kenya Child … Continue reading

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“Our dreams are now starting” A story of Tipet, Kenya

This is my first blog post of my first day in the field with World Vision in Kenya, to Tipet, a village in the Sook division, on Sunday August 5th.   This post is a little long, but I hope you take … Continue reading

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Fasten your seatbelts – the first impressions from Kenya!

Hi, everyone: I’m back in Nairobi after 4 fantastic days with World Vision in the field. I’ve thought long and hard about how to approach this first blog post, as there is SO much to share with you both factually … Continue reading

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