Archive for July, 2009

Saying "I Do" in Kiganza

Saying "I Do" in Kiganza

There is possibly nothing more alive than a village wedding! The colors, the food, the singing, the dancing, the laughing, the whooping… I had the fabulous last minute opportunity to go to the wedding of Hindu’s sister, Amina. On what I thought was my last trip to the village to see the kids, Hindu handed […]


Watoto Wazuri Wanasoma

Watoto Wazuri Wanasoma

The children continue to blow my mind here. They are so excited to learn and therefore so delighted by the smallest of gifts … like pencils or pens. They take them shyly, with the right hand – left hand placed gently on their right elbow as a sign of respect and then turn and run […]


A Day in the Life – Tanzania

A Day in the Life - Tanzania

If you ever think to yourself, I’d love to join Rai on one of her adventures in Africa – then maybe you’d first like to know what a day in my life is like on this little education-building mission. As I mentioned, I forewent the cheap guest house accomodation for a little peace of mind. […]


Meeting the Village Chief

Meeting the Village Chief

What an amazing experience!! I am humbled beyond belief and had to stifle the tears as I watched the day unfold. I was talking with my friend Lucas and his brother, Isiah, about my desire to increase the children I support, with the help of friends back home, from 6 to 12. I also tossed […]