Monthly Archives: July 2015

Saturday, July 25, 2015 – Mombo, Tanzania Water Canal and its impact on the community

Rama took me to a project today that was unbelievable.  It was heartwarming and so rewarding to see how people take initiative and with a little help how we can move them forward much further.  I love these kinds of people who don’t wait around and I can see what they have already accomplished. Rama

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July 21, 2015 – Visiting the Manda-Maweni School on Lamu Island

A little over a year ago we built a simple two classroom school on Lamu Island.  This group of people make a living by digging out quarry stones and carving it into building blocks and they sell it for 20 cents each. These children otherwise had to walk 6KM or forgo going to school. We are

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Long Lasting Anniversary Gift: Don and Phyllis Corkum

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Saturday July 18, 2015 – Completed another successful trip

It has been one incredible two weeks with the teaching team and a group of inspiring youth.  All 20 people have now boarded their flight home. Today was a long drive to Nairobi.  We stopped along the way for lunch. Farewell dinner at Ole Sereni Some final pictures – Teaching Team EDGE TEAM. I really

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Friday, July 17, 2015 – Day off and Becca’s 20th Birthday party

Today was a day off for everyone.  Rick and I had meetings with various people and Angela was helping me and the project managers to get caught up on paper work. We had two major activities this evening. Our traditional driver appreciation evening was a lot of fun. The teaching team presented a song and skit

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 – Last day of work and moving to a new part of Mara

The youth group headed to Loigero School to complete their work with the school The Youth group A good game drive was experienced on the way to Mara Serena hotel A walk along the Mara River with the rangers We enjoyed a bush lunch We are now in the Mara Serena Safari Lodge for 2

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – We have arrived in the Mara and started our project work

We arrived in the Mara after a long drive and will be staying in the Mara for 4 days.  Today we were out at clinics, schools and villages.  It was an interesting and rewarding day.  We began at the Sopa Clinic where Juma is working Getting around was a bit of a challenge Rick gives

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – Visiting Sogobet Primary School

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Tuesday , July 7, 2015 – Visting St. Anne

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Monday, July 6, 2015 – Teaching Group and EDGE Group Arrive

Morning Orientation

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Monday, July 13, 2015 – Kipkerimwo teaching, Table Banking visit

Both the EDGE team and the teaching team started the day at the Kipkerimwo School.   It was a great start with the students welcoming us The teachers then went into the classroom and started working with the students and teachers. A small group of us went to see table banking projects Visiting the central bank

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Sunday, July 12, 2015 – Visiting Ndanai small home for disabled children and other projects

Our day started with a visit to the Ndanai School.   We visited the various projects that are taking place. The Teaching and Youth groups cooked hot lunch and served to the children. We also visited Ikonge to see the projects in progress – toilets under construction Our EDGE group encouraged the students who are sitting

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