Brush your teeth !

Sabrina, Juli and Maria have been hard at work in Eshibanze, NW Kenya, at the Canadian-born Tumaini Centre. Joined now by Canadians Ainslee and Danielle, the Health and Hygiene Program was re-started just yesterday. It instructs the children (and…

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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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Diary of a volunteer

I have met two English guys on stay in Fiji. They said to me that they taught the small children in Africa. I got so interesting in and one year after I decide to do it. It was not…

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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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