Thursday, October 24, 2013 – Turkana Education Centre opening in Lodwar

Our purpose of making this trip to Lodwar was to open a school for the Turkana People.  The school, kitchen and dining room is a gift from Rick, Sharon and Andrew Wiebe and the their staff of  Carpet Colour Centre, Lacombe Rotary Club and a Better World.

It was a very hot day and we were thankful for the breeze.

This is where we stayed


Tim Goode, Past President of Lacombe Rotary speaks on behalf of the Club.  Six club b members are travelling to see projects they have funded with A Better World


Rick Wiebe thanks the project partners and urges the community to take advantage of the gift of Education.




Celebration begins with local dancers


Others visited with children


Others planted trees


Relaxing at the Maple Leaf Lounge in Lodwar waiting for our plane to Nairobi


We are all back in Nairobi for the night and will depart for  Nakuru tomorrow.