Monthly Archives: June 2012

Travel: Kiamaiko, Kenya – Day 12

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The community of Kiamaiko is where Charles, the boy that I sponsor, goes to school. My church, Crossroads Church, sponsors this school and over 500 of the children who attend. It is an amazing place. The school of Kiamaiko is a bright light in a very dark place. This is a place where children actually […]

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Travel: Nairobi, Kenya – Day 11

As we are waiting for the construction on the beauty school to finish, this week we begin with manicures. It was no surprise that the girls jumped in and wanted to work right away. They are so attentive and focused. They felt so beautiful when we were done. It also was the first day I […]

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Travel: Nairobi, Kenya – Day 9

It’s our first week of school and today was a fun day for our students! We gave them all the tools they’ll be using throughout the course. They were so interested and focused on all the information Teacher Ann and I where sharing with them. First, we gave them their hair cutting shears. The Trade […]

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Travel: Nairobi, Kenya – Day 4

This afternoon I was able to go with Mary, a Social Worker, and visit the homes of a few of the women who want to be a part of the program. Mary is in charge of recruiting for the salon project. I saw pain, hopelessness, and desperation on their faces. They all need something, anything […]

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Travel: Nairobi, Kenya – Day 3

We have had a lot of things accomplished for the beauty school in a very short amount of time. I am so impressed by the dedication and determination of the people leading this project. The construction on the room where the beauty school will be held is going full force. There are at least 10 […]

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