Tag Archives: Sustainable Poverty Alleviation

Hot Nights and the Witch Doctor

We left the village of Merrille feeling good about our new Mentor, Christopher Lepaati Meselin.  Engaged and passionate about his work, Christopher covers a large territory and shares our commitment to reach out to the women in the outlying nomadic … 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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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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Turkana

Omar insisted on staying up until Kura arrived.  It was after midnight when Kura finally knocked on my hut door to let me know that they had arrived safely.  Despite the roads and mechanical problems, he was very excited to … 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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