Volunteers arrive home from Kenya
Last night the Harambee 2010 team of volunteers arrived home from Kenya.
The team have worked in the Kipkelion District for the past 3 weeks completing many projects in the areas of health, water and education.
They have many memories including:
- The welcome
- The smiling faces
- The children playing
- The hardship and sheer survival
- The beauty of the mountains
- The joy of clean water
- One bag and a half of maize per person per year
- Present of pumpkins from a bursary student to say thank you!
- The face of a newborn child
- The importance of maternal health
- Pancakes and tomato porridge!
- The new children’s ward in Londiani District Hospital
- Rugby in Fr Martin’s house
- The openess and willingness to learn from the maternal health attendees
- Meeting people in their own homes during the surveys
- The excitement of new communities
- Painting hands in the newly painted children’s ward
- The new FOL office and its community
- The breathtaking view of the Rift Valley ... simply no other place
- Full moon on the lake!
- Meeting the FOL Kenyan Board
- Java coffee!
- First harvest of Bethel Honey – sampled by all!
- The blessing of the new FOL office in Londiani.
- The donkey who acted like an alarm clock every day
- The lasting friendships ... and amazing times shared
Thank you to all those who supported Harambee 2010 in Kenya - the volunteers, their friends and families and those who made this project the success it was.