Update on Baby Julius

Baby Julius had his cleft palate surgery and was released on Monday, Sept. 27th. Julius’ mother will be bringing him to the doctor every 2 weeks for a check up until he is completely healed. If you would like to help with the ongoing costs of this

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The Sealing of a Marriage

One of the most interesting cultural differences between Kenyans and Americans is on the issue of marriage and dowry.  A Kenyan man who wants to marry must negotiate a dowry with the parents of the bride. The process is quite interesting.  Here is the simplified explanation… Both

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Photo Friday

Meet Patricia.  She’s a teacher at Nzeveni Primary School in Ngaamba.  She’s what’s known as a PTA teacher.  In other words, she’s funded by the school, not the government, and she’s not certified.  PTA teachers are the first to loose their jobs when more funding becomes available. 

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