Solo 7′s message of Peace

Measuring the impact art can have on communities is never easy. But when we brazenly took a commuter van (or matatu) into the epicenter of

BREAKING: Kenyatta is ‘given the presidency’

En route – return to the States

I wrote this on the airplane before falling asleep, thinking about how I would explain my reaction to people when I return to the States:

From Transmara – 1 year later

I want to help. I want to support every initiative I learn of to better the lives of the other Kenyans in their communities. -

Last Day in Kitale

“We think of you as Gabriel. The angel, God's messager. You are a messager of our people. God has sent you to us.” Seated in

A Time To Be Small…

Among the dense green forest of Mt. Elgon, four Americans are guided by two armed Kenyan soldiers in full uniform. Their pleasant demeanor and patience


If I don't feel well, if my mind is racing and my heart out of synch - there's a reason. Finding a balance in Kenya

Sister Freda: Medical Marvel

The deep azure of her eyes clung like a halo to her pupil. Her eyes pointed up toward the sky as she spoke each word.

Arrival in Kitale

I just took one of the best showers of my adult life. (The other being that which took place at the Jinja Nile Resort in

The Wasonga Family

There are over 2.5 million slum dwellers in all of Nairobi, representing 60% of Nairobi's population; an estimated 1.5 million of them live in the