This is how something as simple as cooking or having fresh water was a little more of an ordeal in Kenya.
My passion project is the Youth to Youth Livestock Program. I wrote a grant and was awarded funding! We are developing the program around rabbits as an economic and food security source in households, as well as a comprehensive recycling and composting component and a small farm stand.
This month I celebrated my one year in Kenya and turned out to be fun and eventful overall.
In the last year I have taken an empty, single room mud house and turned it into my cozy home. It has a certain simplicity but includes all the most important aspects for ensured comfort. Here is a visual tour of my little Kenya home.
Happy Anniversary to PC Kenya Group ’13-15!
I returned from a very long trip and was exhausted, traveling in Africa, or anywhere lacking upgraded transportation, is a lot of wear on the body. Continue reading
After a year in Kenya a person would assume I understand the pitfalls of owning technology in Africa. Today, however, proved I do not.
Arriving back in Kenya from Ethiopia was an entire new set of problems. Due to increased security restriction, I was in Nairobi for the morning and then had to find a place to crash since I couldn’t stay in Nairobi.
Other than when I first arrived in Kenya, with my entire life in tow, I try to pack and travel light due to complications and safety. This was my first vacation, a long vacation, and as lightly as I tried to pack I still traveled with the largest amount of luggage since my first moments here.
Nearing the 1 year mark. It’s been that long already?! I am going to keep this update short, because I took my first vacation and not much happened in terms of PC. However, I did manage to squeeze a few projects in before and after my vacation.