Challenging and Beautiful Kenya

By: Song, Voluntourist Kenya My name is Song, and I’m a volunteer from UNNC.  I came to Nakuru six days ago, and in these days I have learned that their living environment is very hard and I would like to try my best to help them.  The children here are smart and adorable and some…… Continue reading Challenging and Beautiful Kenya

Kenya: First Impressions

By: Cao Yaqing, Work-Study Kenya I have been in the center for four days. First I took one day to recover from the 24-hour-flight, and then I started to work. Aggie and Edita, the co-directors here, gave a tour of the center for me. There are several little houses in the Center. The work-study volunteers,…… Continue reading Kenya: First Impressions

Wonderful Days at IHF Kenya

By: Owen, Olivia and Rivers, Voluntourists Kenya We arrived in Kenya feeling excited, and we got a warm welcome from the staff and kids. After unpacking, we gifted the kids with the footballs we carried here. It was such a pleasant thing to see: the genuine smiles on their faces, showing their shyness and happiness.…… Continue reading Wonderful Days at IHF Kenya

A Lesson in Love

By: Yaqing, Work-Study Nakuru The water is a mystery here. Before I came here, I got used to the idea of no hot showers. And I figured I could tolerate that. When I arrived here, I was told that there is not even cold running water. We use water from a big tank, and the water company comes…… Continue reading A Lesson in Love

Inspiration and Secret Spaces

By: Innocent, Work-Study Nakuru The mood at the Nakuru centre has settled down. It seems like we have become accustomed to each other.  I have settled into the lifestyle, and it almost seems like home now. From a Ted Talk night, movie night, a trip to the river, and raffles, this week was filled by many…… Continue reading Inspiration and Secret Spaces

6 Month Marker: A Co-Director Reflects

By:  Aggie, Co-Director Kenya Last week was the last week of my stay here before going home for holidays! It was a very reflective week, full of summarizing thoughts about the past six months.  The time here in Kenya always flies.  Every day is full of unknown, adventure, surprise. There were days which kept you…… Continue reading 6 Month Marker: A Co-Director Reflects