It is midnight and my plane pierces the darkness, leaving behind the fading lights below, the only visible sign of inhabitation. The moon lies on its back and I settle in for a night’s sleep, reflecting on my stay at HopeCC. I had just found out this morning that my sick sister had […]
I left for Kenya on March 20th, 2013 for my stay of 11 days. Since the Kenyan election was held on March 4th and the unpredictability of peace was present, I went by myself instead of taking a group of people with me. It was very different being by myself at HopeCC but the boys’ talking and laughter on the other side of the wall in the boys’ dorm where I was staying, kept me entertained and put a smile on my face. It was a busy week for me, teaching and speaking with the students. It was a great though stretching!