Daily Archives: August 3, 2011

Student recital!

While Boniface was away in Nakuru, I had been meeting with the students in the gardens and rooms of the Thiiri Centre. The most advanced class (which comprised of different kids each day) was doing so well on this particular … Continue reading

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Kids playing shuffleboard

I’m always impressed with kids. Whether they have money or not, they always find a way to make games to keep themselves entertained. And the kids in Meru are absolutely no exception. During one of my classes the other day, … Continue reading

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Boniface as a teacher

Boniface is a natural teacher. From the beginning, it was clear to me that if he could play the violin, then a lot of the pedagogy would follow naturally. It of course helps for him to observe other teachers, but … Continue reading

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Boniface’s first recital

Boniface gave his first violin recital on Friday, July 29th. It was very laid back. In the audience were Marilyn, the Beighley family from San Francisco, and the group of about 15 people from the Seattle area. Boniface was really … Continue reading

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Choir contest

The women’s ministries of each of the Methodist churches in the area had a festival on Saturday, July 30th. The Beighley family and I visited there, hoping to hide in the back in the grassy area and just observe. We … Continue reading

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