Tag Archives: Rural Kenya

Graduating a Champion

On Thursday night, Dec 10, Doug and I attended a dinner for the families of EARTH University graduates at EARTH President Jose Zaglul’s home in Guacimo, Costa Rica.  It was hard to believe that just three years and 11 months … Continue reading

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Elephants!

It was the sound of flapping that woke me.  I assumed it was a large bird, an owl perhaps, flying up with its prey to the branches above my tent.  But the noise got louder and it was close – … Continue reading

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Drunk British Soldiers

The last bit of business in Nanyuki was to do some house-hunting.  BOMA needs a more permanent set-up for housing our BOMA Fellows and interns and we are looking for a place that is large enough to provide housing as … Continue reading

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Mombasa’s Dad

John Ahalei Lomurut, known as Mombasa here in Kenya, is one of The BOMA Fund’s five Agents of Change students attending EARTH University in Costa Rica.  In December, John will be the first Kenyan to graduate from EARTH and he … Continue reading

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Flying across the Kaisut

It was hard to leave Korr.  Despite the suffocating heat, the wind blew, the food and accommodations were great and the friends were many.  Maina and Omar made numerous trips to town, trying to find anyone with some diesel that … Continue reading

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Finding Solutions; Respecting Heritage and Dignity

On the edge of the town of Korr, Amina and Shalom rent out the most amazing huts – tall domed one-room structures made with sticks and branches.  On the outside the roof is covered with burlap and on the inside … Continue reading

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