Here are some pictures taken in Nyangaita, West Pokot. There are about 20,000 Pokot people who call Nyangaita home. There is one small school of about 50 students, one small borehole and one church with only four members in the entire area. Drinking and alcoholism, water shortages, lack of education, tribal warfare, cattle wrestling and … More West Pokot
Dear praying friends, I am pleased to say that the October DTS ended victoriously, as they praised God through all times, challenges included. As we say in YWAM we wish “to know God and make Him known,” and we believe that we fulfilled that call, taking the gospel all over Kenya, from the east to … More Joram’s Monthly Newsletter
We arrived back at the base from outreach on Monday and officially graduated from DTS this afternoon. Five months went by so fast and have been the single most life-changing months of my life thus far. After living in close quarters for the past five months it will be hard to say goodbye, but we … More Back at Base and Graduated!!
We are in West Pokot and all is going well! It is alot like the video posted earlier. We sleep under the stars and spend most of our time by the water well trying to help people get water and trying to talk! Most people speak Pokot, so everything is translated to Swahili and then … More We are in West Pokot
Masia Mara is a national game reserve in south-western Kenya which basically the northern part of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It is named after the Masai people. It is famous for its exceptional population of Big Cats, and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest from the Serengeti. Here are some … More Trip to Masia Mara
We leave January 16th for a several week outreach in Pokot. Here is a video made by the last YWAM team that traveled to Pokot to give you an idea of what we will be doing.
Updating our blog from Kenya has become very difficult because of internet access. We can however post pictures to our facebook pages. Sue’s Dad will be posting some pictures on the blog from Sue’s facebook, but probably not with much detail. Here are some pictures of our recent outreach trip to Masai Land. Narok Town Climbing … More Update from Kenya
This is one of the kids we gave shoes to at the church we went to on sunday outside of Machacos. Those are sally’s red flats 🙂 Another kid who got a pair of tennis shoes This is Ben, one of the DTS staff at the base This little girl was … More Local Outreach
On friday we took a trip to Machacos and went to the market there to buy ingredients to make Amanda (one of the DTS students) brownies for her birthday! Having a kenyan somosa for the first time! Sooo good! Making brownies with shalana, one of the Celia and Petterson’s kids Birthday slumber party! … More Fun weekend!
The night watchmen butchered this cow that died to make dog food. They also skinned it and will sell it’s hide. Washing clothes by hand is an art, but we’re getting the hang of it Everday we have “work duty” here we are cooking with Molly. She is a missionary from Brazil … More Life on Athi River Base