Browsing Archive: June, 2011

Trip Continues in Kenya

Posted by kristin on Wednesday, June 29, 2011,
We now continue our trip in Keyna.  The rest of the Come Unity team has arrived!  We met beaming Niall, Rachel and Peggy in Nairobi yesterday morning.  We ventured to the Maasai Market shopping, had lunch out, and have since spent
the evening back at our host's, the Cassell family, home.  It was so fun to see them, and everyone is doing well.

Today we will spend the day with Charles Mokaya, visiting Kibera slum and a few projects his organization participates in  Thursday we leave for Ilbissi...
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A Week in Ethiopia

Posted by kristin on Sunday, June 26, 2011,
I write from a internet cafe in the Addis airport.  One week has gone quickly in Africa, each day feels like three days in one--- getting up and doing the morning, travel during the day, visit new communities at night.  This is the first time we've been on a computer all week, and in a few hours we'll arrive in Nairobi.  But first, an update on week one, Ethiopia.

The world can be a tiny place.  On our flight from Istanbul to Addis I sat next to a man who actually knows my cousin Mike.  The ma...
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Mounds.

Posted by kristin on Saturday, June 11, 2011,

There is a mound on my floor of things that will soon be in my suitcase.  I am trying not to make the pile so big --- but a big part of my pile is the goody bags and gifts to our sponsor girls that the folks at SHC helped COME UNITY pack at their 5th Sunday event.  Its amazing that a tiny bar of soap, a few pens, shampoo, toothbrushes can light up their eyes.  I think the tiny flashlight keychain will be quite the hit.  I look forward to seeing this team experience Africa for the first time. ...


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