The trip is coming to an end

“Mic check, halleluiah.”  As our trip is coming to a close, we would like to share all the amazing adventures and experiences we had.  Tuesday night Vanessa, Ben and Deron facilitated the last business workshop to wrap up everything the youth have learned the last two weeks. These workshops covered the youth’s individual interests and…

Fun on Safari and Kids’ Show

In addition to working on our teams, we have so much fun exploring Kenya and hanging out with the youth. A group of us went on safari for the weekend to two places: Solio Ranch and Aberdare. We would stop to take pictures of the animals and also learned facts about them. We saw black…

Business Team is keeping busy…

Hello all! Since arriving, the business team has been working hard to mentor and assist the youth (16+) with their existing businesses and business ideas. We set out to do five workshops that would guide the youth to think critically about how they will start a business. By the end of the five workshops, we…

Photos

Sometimes the internet doesn’t work so sorry we’ve been lacking in photos. Hope you’re looking forward to more of our captured moments.

Hello from the Health Ladies

Hello there, health/nutrition/food safety team is here!   We have been working with so many people thus far, so here is our cast of characters: David: a youth member of the CBO, recent graduate of a catering program, and the cook for our group Dan: the nurse at the Centre’s clinic for the children and…

The Agricultural Team is Learning the Kenyan Ways

Our Ag team is split into our dairy team and our shamba (vegetable garden) team. The shamba team consists of Hanna and Nicole, they can be easily recognized by the red tint on their hands, feet, and clothes that have turned because of the red soil. They’ve been working in the shamba with Peter, Kevin…

First update from Kenya

Welcome to our first update: We had different flights so we got to Nairobi either 2pm or 10pm on Friday. The first night, we stayed at Shalom House, a place where we’re always welcome. In the morning, we had the sweetest jam. We went to the store to exchange our money into shillings and get…

TODAY

We’re catching our flights soon. Some of us are flying out of Philly, State College, other places. Can’t wait.

Soon…

we’ll be leaving for Kenya. Just a couple more days. So excited as we wrap things up with workshops and packing. Check back soon for updates.