Monthly Archives: March 2012

more wanyama {animals} from our safari

{hyena} {hippo out of water} {zebra stripes} {gnu… wildebeest} {muddy warthog} {the tallest living animal} {sleepy crocodile} {running from crocs} {at one point we saw 38 elephants together} {hippo pool} {spiderman lizard} {sparring impala} {three’s company} {crown crane} {just a … Continue reading

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the BIG four+one

In Kenya, some of the most famous animals on safari (and most difficult to hunt by foot according to various sources) are called the Big 5: rhinos, buffalo, lions, elephants and leopards.  This past weekend in the Maasai Mara we … Continue reading

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Karibu Kenya!

Quick update: The padres have made it safely to Kenya with all of their luggage!  I am so thankful and we’re doing great… Yet there was one small incident last night.  A little geco was hanging out in my flat … Continue reading

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How nice are they?!

Recently I’ve been blabbing to everyone about my parents coming to Kenya (yay, yay, YAY!) because I just can’t believe it and I just can’t wait!  So this week when I went in to pay my rent to the manager … Continue reading

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We did it!

This is Betty, a co-worker from Amani who is also friend and running partner!  This morning, along with my friend Anke, we {mostly!} ran a 10k to raise money for people groups without a Bible in their language.  Because of … Continue reading

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Ndengu Day

So many people ask about what I eat in Kenya.  Truthfully, I eat a lot of the same foods I do in the states.  But on Thursday afternoons I go traditional and eat Ndengu at Amani… and I LOVE it!  … Continue reading

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St. Andrews School in Turi, Kenya

Last week we had the awesome privilege of hosting a group of 7 yr old students from a boarding school in Turi, Kenya.  The represent the Junior Choir for their school and were performing in Nairobi in the afternoon so … Continue reading

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Have I mentioned this SUPER exciting news?!

It involves this stack of fabrics… Any guesses? Okay, I can’t wait for you to guess… My parents are coming to Kenya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  This has been on my prayer/impossible list for a couple of years now and in just one week, … Continue reading

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Fashions for Freedom

Last year we launched Amani Ya Juu in the war-torn country of Liberia.  How did we do this?  With a fashion show!  Yes, that’s right… A fashion show in the middle of the jungle!  The story of Liberia holds a … Continue reading

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