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Poverty is the Worst Form of Violence

Mahatma Ghandi said “poverty is the worst form of violence.” That violence manifests itself in Northern Kenya through people who have poor nutrition and a higher risk of disease. They have a lower life expectancy and inadequate access to healthcare. For children … Continue reading

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Nairobi

Nairobi continues to be unrecognizable from the Nairobi of my time as a student in the late 70’s and especially from the tumultuous 90’s.  I love walking the streets of the city but in the 90’s when I would be … Continue reading

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Into Africa

Into Africa There are three large bags that must make their way from my barn office in Vermont to the hot arid plains of northern Kenya.  The bags contain my usual list of supplies – satellite phone, first aid kit, … Continue reading

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