Getting Settled

    Nairobi, Kenya After 40 hours of travel, I arrived in Nairobi blurred eyed and exhausted. Kiva’s trusty cabbie, Saidie, met me at the airport, and we battled Nairobi’s legendary traffic. Was it sleep deprivation or car exhaust fumes that were making me dizzy? The current Kiva fellows are graciously letting me (several of … More Getting Settled

Nairobi Bound!

  The cradle of man.  Home of Obama’s grandmother (Kenya, not Nairobi). Safari capital of the world.  In June I am going to Nairobi, Kenya for four months to work with Kiva Zip. I’m excited to be going to Nairobi.  To be honest, I’m a bit relieved to be going to a major international city, and not some … More Nairobi Bound!

Drum roll, please!

I am bouncing-off-the-walls excited (the technical term) to announce that I will soon be a Kiva fellow!! I’ve never worked so hard to work for free. I think Kiva is an amazing organization, and I’m thrilled to be able to use my skills to give back.   For those who aren’t familiar with Kiva, their … More Drum roll, please!