My days in Kenya are over. But I’m not over Kenya. And while I’m not ready to say good-bye just yet, while the memories from my
I am falling asleep. I’ve been out all day, Walking up hilly dusty paths, Under the scorching African sun. In the footsteps of a woman.
What do you want to get out of it?
One thing that amazes me in the NGO world and more particularly in Save the Children’s work in Kenya is the mindset of how to
Or getting to know Kenya in 10 days…. When I was coming to Kenya, I wanted to fully experience local life here. Previous Pulse volunteers advised
For the few months I spent with Save the Children in Bungoma, I’ve told and retold this story many times, on meetings, on trainings, to friends.
West Kenya, Busia county, close to Uganda border. It’s mid-day, close to 40 degrees Celsius under the scorching African sun. More than 200 women have
It’s been 3 weeks of silence. After the traumatizing events in my family a month back, I must confess I lost a little bit of
Probably this is one of the most difficult things I am doing during my Pulse assignment. Writing this post. One week ago my dog died.
Imagine you are a teenage girl or a boy, you are young, smart, beautiful, talented. You aspire to play, laugh, create, perform, achieve. Yet, you
Stories, stories, stories. In my communications role with Save the Children, I have come to realize that capturing and sharing individual stories is very important. Already three months into
If you think “refugee crisis”, you think Europe. Now … think Africa! As per UNCHR end’15 data, the world’s largest refugee camp is located in Eastern Kenya.
How long it takes to shoot a 30″ TV commercial? It takes months and months of preparation, concept development, testing, drawing, shooting, post production. And
This time I want to write about me experiencing Kenyan culture. The longer I stay on my PULSE assignment, the less sensitive I get to the cultural
“You stay in Kenya for 6 months? Then you are a Kenyan,” Peter*, our Masai host, says. He’s right. PULSE assignment is unique in many ways.