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... to the expensive suburb of Karen where the Sheldrick elephant orphanage is. We were an hour early as they only open strictly 11-12noon so went went back out into the nearby suburbs just looking at the street views and living conditions of a suburb right beside Karen and see what a striking contrast it is. It's heart breaking at the inequality but they go about their busy morning as usual with small street side businesses open, ...
... crime. But I do know my way around, and I preferred to sleep in Nairobi rather than spend an all-nighter in various airports.
While these arrangements were being made I was on my smartphone connected to the (pretty good) wifi in the airport. I sent an urgent e-mail to my travel agent asking for assistance. I informed the Prodigues in Reunion that we’d be at least a day late. And I quickly booked a hotel for the night in Nairobi, a good deal at ...
... While he worked I asked him to teach me some Swahili, which I took note of on my phone.
Habari yako?- How are you?
Nzuri - Im well
Jina lako ni nani?- What is your name?
I learned many other words, and ended up having a really good time in the nutrition room with Edwin.
After hospital placement, we went to the Junction, the mall in Nairobi, to buy medical and school supplies for donations we plan to give out Friday, during our last visit. In the mall, we ...
... a sit down restaurant. We were all pretty pleased with the Subway. We met back up and went to the huge grocery store to pick up donations for the school and hospital. I took pictures of the dental product aisle, and got in trouble. I had to talk to customer care, and the guy couldn't have cared less. He told me taking pictures wasn't allowed, even though it wasn't posted ...
... the way, the nurse is delivering the baby with just a nurse assistant (who was new). There was no doctor. Apparently the nurses here can do pretty much anything except for a C-section.) The nurse told the mother that if she doesn’t push harder she will have to do an episiotomy, while she held up the scissors. After the mother saw that she said she would push. So Yari got right up next to the mother and started saying, "PUSH, PUSH, PUSH!" I was ...