Trip Start Jul 13, 2006
55Trip End Jul 06, 2007
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One of my impressions of east Africa is how challenging it is to live here for the many living in the villages. The gathering of water and wood for cooking is a daily struggle here. In comparison my biggest challenge of the day at home is doing a 5 star So Duku.
We met a retired couple from California here that was distributing funds from their foundation for different projects. One of the things they were working on was trying to keep girls in school. Apparently many of the girls miss a week of school a month because their families can not afford sanitary napkins. They fall behind in class and they become discouraged when their marks suffer and drop our.