Author Archives: Gerald Cheruiyot

July 17

Rights of Persons with Disabilities – An Indian Context

This week, I will be attending the National Disability Consultation to be held over 19th and 20th July at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. This engagement organized by the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) is expected to feature an exciting line up of power packed speakers and sessions planned […]

July 13

Shifting Sands

Sand dunes are masses of loose sand that move across the ground and are built by aeolian (wind) or fluvial (flow of water) processes . Dunes come in diverse shapes and sizes which are determined by the environmental, soil/sand characteristics as well as their formative processes. Fundamentally, sand grains are blown up along the stoss […]

July 12

Elephants in the Room

In every organization four impediments to success lurk. These are; Weak processes Lack of Capacity Poor communication Sustainability of projects Unless addressed, there will be an risk of missed opportunities and an increased threat to sustainability of the organization. How does one tackle and provide sustainable solutions around each of these organizational pet peeves? I […]

July 11

Two weeks… Two continents… Many firsts

Vasco da Gama On 8 July 1497 Vasco da Gama, the 1st Count of Vidigueira led a fleet of four ships with a crew of 170 men from Lisbon on a historic voyage around Africa to India via the Kenyan coast. On 20 May 1498, the fleet arrived at Kappadu along the Malabar Coast in […]

June 25

If opportunity doesn’t knock, Build a door

Isaiah 58:10 “And if you give yourself to the hungry And satisfy the desire of the afflicted, Then your light will rise in darkness And your gloom will become like midday.” Around the world, there are societies impacted by poverty, malnutrition and food security, disease, conflict, environmental challenges, lack of access to basic amenities (shelter, […]