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... there everyday.
She gave us an overview of the centre and what we would be doing, and went through lots of stories of the boys and how they got there. It was then time to be introduced.
We all gathered around the teaching table and each of the boys stood up and introduced themselves - then we did the same.
There are 12 boys in total - Omondi (9), Charles (14), Victor(14), Kelvin (14), John(16), Muhaamed (13), Zedrik (12), Jilani ...
... selling stuff we didn't want nor need... Beautiful beach, beatiful ocean, beautiful sunrise between the palmtrees... and very amusing: monkeys everywhere! Could not have been any better.
We spent our last day in Mombasa, this very muslimic (and very arabic!) kenyan city on the coast. Not as beautiful as I always imagined it would be, but extremely interesting and completely different compared to any other place I've seen in my time in Africa ...
... tears. Brad and I talked after about how far off the concept and existence of a trampoline is from culture here, and imagined what it would be like to explain to them that Americans buy these contraptions so they can jump and fool around. We also noticed that the kids probably assumed that the purpose of trampolines were to injure people. Although irrelevant throughout, the kids were entertained, so I was happy.
We have been giving out t-shirts, jerseys, and ...
... to be a part of it and in my book, that's a good thing. Land boundaries don't exist. I asked if there was anywhere not to go- I was immediately told: NO! Go anywhere you want. I know this is not just me. By watching the movement/herding of the cows and goats and footpaths that are formed right through homesteads sometimes, people just accept each other and their respective duties. Furthering this idea of the collective, I think in ...
... dry and in seconds your feet feel like the skin will crack with dryness; and trucks line the road as far as the eye can see. After finding our way to the projects office, it was time to get a full explanation of what current crises are occurring in this particular area.
Over a two hour conversation I was able to find out that the project is not only dealing with HIV positive women and children lacking education (same as with the Ngong project), ...