Tuesday, November 16, 2010


I arrived in Portland yesterday afternoon. It doesn't feel real that I am back yet. I will post pictures and more info once I get settled in. Overall, I had a great time in Kenya and miss it already. I have made lifelong friends and have a new family now...who could ask for more!

Saturday, November 6, 2010

My Last Week At Daisy

This will be my ninth week here in Kakamega. My last week to spend with the Daisy community. I have my exit interview on Tuesday and my final reports are due by the end of the week. It is a sad realization that things are really ending for me. There is so much work that can be done to improve the school. I wish that I could do more. I will surely miss everyone that I have gotten to know in Kakamega. However, it is just the beginning of many activities at Daisy, which is very exciting. I plan to come back in the future to see the progress of the new programs.
Another good thing is, everything I set out to do was accomplished! I started a garden, renovated the cow shed, purchased a cow, revamped the tailoring program, and generated ideas to start a computer training course at the school. I feel satisfied with the work that I have completed.
I want to thank everyone that has supported me, both financially and emotionally. You are all blessings in my life! The staff and students have told me to pass along a "THANK YOU" as well.
Tutaonana! We will be seeing each other....soon!

Jackie Mroz