Worry and compassion

I just learnt that Tumaini’s fantastic volunteer manager, Stacey, has had to cut short her 2nd semester in Shibanze and return home to Canada to be with her family. I truly hope Papa Helliker recovers well but have to…

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A total Kenyan workout with instant results

Juli and Sabrina have now been fully initiated into Kenyan life. As well as work outs with Canadian-inspired Kenyan ingenuity they’ve completed the chicken house and also helped improve the acoustics of the school classrooms, under the experienced guidance…

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When you tuck yourself into bed tonight ….

.. take a moment – not for guilt – but just to consider whether you can make a difference to someone. I’ve often thought how unfair it is to support one family and not the other but we have…

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Texting water to Enkito

“Farmers are struggling after one of the hottest and driest months recorded have left entire crops parched and failed”. This is NORTH YORKSHIRE, near Wetherby. Thousands of miles away in Enkito, Amboseli, SW Kenya, the ground is always parched….

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Sustainability = Empowerment

What do you get when you stick volunteers into a Kenyan community school project ….. Family Fun Day !!!! I won’t reiterate Stacey’s own words but a few key words for you : Well project, HUGE success, prepared poems,…

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