Adult education (2)

29 When I received the email that I had made the shortlist, I was in shock! How?! Then the second round came and I was elated to find that I was one of the 15 East Africans chosen. Euphoria! We went for a training session in Nairobi, to get to know how to use the …

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T.I.R.E.D

27 Originally posted on  27 March Today I got up in the morning and heard what sounded like a crack in my back. I immediately lay flat and waited. I have had a long month so I mentally dismissed it as a result of the work load. A couple of hours later H called me …

Disappointment and hurting hearts

15 This is a 'real time' tale in the series. Two years ago, I applied for the YALI fellowship hosted in Washington DC. This initiative is the brainchild of a man I greatly admire, President Barack Obama. It supports young African Leaders. *I think I am fairly young..and a leader, yes?* Moving on; I made …

Soaring on angel wings

I have always considered motherhood to be an unparalleled gift, whether through adoption or biologically. No offence dads, you do a good job of raising children and can make or break them, but there’s something about a mother’s love which is surely significant and can somehow be felt whether or not you have yours with …