A Walk on the Wild Side

Nairobi, Kenya I wrote this story while working in Nairobi, but I held off on posting it because I didn’t want to scare people.  However, reading back through it, I realize how much I changed while in Nairobi, and how quickly we adapt and become desensitized to our environment. My first month of walking home, … More A Walk on the Wild Side


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