Our last day in the Mara required more meetings and revisiting projects. Some worked, some took some time off. The medical team continued their training. Keith Leavitt and I went to visit a school that we are planning on helping.
Meeting with the community leaders and the school administration:
The nursery classroom has 76 children in a small space:
We went to a Maasai village to see their daily life. Kathy Hager was carrying a load of firewood but could not move more than a few feet:
Around 5:30, we all gathered on a hillside to watch the sunset over the Mara and enjoy a sundowner. This evening was set aside to honour each of our five drivers.
Drivers were called up with their van passengers and thanked:
Juma was thanked for his work in the medical clinics in the Mara:
Time to say goodbye to the children in the Mara:
And goodbye to the beautiful scenery:
Mr. Kioka, from the Sarova Mara Lodge where we are staying, supports our mission and came to thank us; he is also partnering with us in the local school.