In 2014, I had the privilege of travelling with Cat Ross on a distribution trip with K.I.D.S Initiative. Before leaving, I only had a faint idea of what my experience in Kenya would be like and shortly after arriving, it was clear that it would be nowhere near what I had in mind; the entire trip was nothing short of life-changing.
I travelled to Kenya in July 2013 with a group of my students from Maples Collegiate, a colleague, and a parent of one of the students. The airplane journey to get there was long and arduous, but so worth it! I had an overwhelming sense of “belonging” as soon as I landed at the Nairobi airport. It’s a strange feeling to describe, other than I knew I needed to be in Kenya. The decision to travel across the globe with a group of eager students, who had been studying about Kenya for the previous four years, just seemed like the right thing to do. I was right.
Taking HUGE strides towards sustainability at the Lemolo IDP Camp. With the help of all of our amazing donors and sponsors we have been able to provide seeds and fertilizer to the rural farmers. We have completed Phase I & II and will now be moving on to Phase III to reach 700 households in 2017, per acreage per household.