Month: May 2013

April 2013: My Thoughts on the Recent Kenyan Election (Ajak)

When Kenyans streamed into the polling place in 2007, things didn’t turn out well as expected. More than 1,200 people were killed after a massive violence from inter-tribal clashes and thousands were displaced. Many were concerned that these March 4th

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So Basic, Yet So Important: Street Lights

Basic infrastructure is so important. South Sudan needs paved roads and Somalia needs streets lights to combat violence and improve community confidence. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-22492135

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Jok headed to South Sudan w/ Jake from Orphans to Ambassadors

Jok is headed to South Sudan with Jake from Orphans to Ambassadors to implement our agriculture project. We are building a large garden that will help feed the primary school students in the area. Safe travels Jok and Jake!

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April 2013: What South Sudan Should Learn from Kenyan Election (Kou)

A couple of months ago Kenyans had democratic elections for the first time since the deadly 2007 post-election crisis which claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people. The post-election crisis gave Kenyans rare opportunities to improve on the vital

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March 2013: The Initial Culture Shock of Living in Nairobi (Ajak)

When I arrive in Kenya, I have no doubt that I have encountered multitude of new things. The food was not the same as it is at my aunt home in Uganda, and also familiar greetings such as ‘’hello’’ and

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