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... go home, God will give you a new job because you have been good" and she also gave me some life advice- "Don't let your boyfriend go near any of the lazy Kenyan women who just want to live off a white man and also- have a baby before you're 30." Sound advice from Ann.
It's very Christian in Kenya, I loved the funny radio adverts (not supposed to be funny) that said things like- "You're a Catholic and you love god!" And "Let the Vatican ...
... which we had been on before. This took us for a long climb out of the Rift Valley. We stopped to enjoy our last tuna and tomato sandwiches in the van thanks to the cook at the tent camp. As we approached Nairobi, the pace of traffic picked up. Our first mission in Nairobi was to find a place pack and ship our souvenir collection. James had communicated with Wambui of the Asili Bongo Safari office who suggested DHL. He wanted to stay out of downtown to avoid the ...
... mornings at the orphanage, I helped with their studies since they had work over break period, and some of the older ones in upper high school levels were suffering particularly in math. Many afternoons were spent sorting bags of beans and maize that also contained rotted beans, pebbles, and twigs. Since many of these children have horrific pasts, part of being a volunteer is just to show them that we care and are there to support them. Unfortunately, their English was very basic ...
... that we weren't descending. In fact, we were circling a large mountain that looked like the pictures of Mt. Kenya from Wikipedia. After about 45 minutes of this and well past our time of arrival, the pilot finally came on and said that a plane had had an "emergency" on the runway in Nairobi which necessitated the airport being temporarily closed. So we couldn't land and didn't have enough fuel to keep circling. Needless to say, this caused me some airline ...
... purchase items we found of need. We’ve taken a couple shopping trips this week to secure those items. The living room of the volunteer house has been pretty cluttered thanks to our many boxes and bags of donations that have been piling up.
Also, aside from needed school and medical supplies the students brought many clothing items to donate to the kids at the school as well.
Last night we had a card signing party and we stuffed bags of GVSU goodies for ...