April 17, 2015 I felt speechless after walking through the Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya. At one point I literally had to put on sunglasses to cover up my emotions that can only be explained by the overwhelming experience that is a “slum tour.”
March 3, 2015 The voices of fisherman headed to the lake blend with the cheery chirping of the colorful birds. Geese sing and a light trickle of raindrops hit the tin roof.
March 9, 2015 So as my two month anniversary of moving to Tanzania rolls around, I wanted to reflect on some of the highlights. Of course every moment since I began working at JBFC has been a thrill, but some projects stand out a bit more and feel worth writing home about.
February 15, 2015 The sun’s rays race toward the horizon, giving birth to hues of emeralds and peaches. White sails drift through the choppy waters and tropical birds glide through the clouds eagerly headed to their destinations.
January 8th, 2015 The jolt of the plane’s wheels connecting with the pavement of Dar es Salaam woke me, and with a smile plastered to my face, I soaked in the horizon and the moment.
April 16, 2015 During a slow week at work, a coworker and I decided to take a spontaneous trip to Kenya. Much like my trips in the past I quickly researched and prioritized a list of things to do, and before sunrise the next morning we boarded a bus from Mwanza to Sirari on the …
July, 20, 2013 If you find yourself with a weekend to spare in Rwanda, be sure to visit Kigali for a dose of culture and Gisenyi to unwind.
July 22, 2013 So it’s been a few weeks and I have a lot to catch everyone up on about my travels. Since I last blogged I went hiking at Sipi Falls, which consisted of a relatively steep and muddy hike to three different but equally beautiful and magnificent waterfalls. The landscape was lush, and …