Author Archives: andrea

Children’s Festival

Well of course there are clowns in Africa – why would I have thought otherwise? These Kenyan clowns have the whole curly rainbow hair and red nose that the clowns in all the movies have. They have the baggy clothes, … Continue reading

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Dr. Grace Namkari

Today, as I was coming back from Tanzania, I was overwhelmed with the sense that I felt like I was coming home. The landscape in Kenya has become familiar, and even the faces in Kenya. As we crossed the border, … Continue reading

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Pictures of my Kilimanjaro climb

I can’t believe it. I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. It was awesome and horrible all at the same time. I have detailed pictures that should explain it all: My Kilimanjaro climb

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Made it to Moshi

Made it to Moshi, which is at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The ride involved some snags, including my being told that I was on the wrong bus… and also that I wasn’t paid up when I actually got on … Continue reading

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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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