Tag: kakamega

Getting down to business – RUSH style

Isabella and Becky at the end of their motorbike ride

We’ve been in Kakamega now for 10 days and only got one day left here before we head back to Nairobi via Lake Nakuru. It’s been a great reminder out here, as usual, that makes you realise how much we take for granted.

Update on RUSH

Andrew and Lucy, RUSH

  Andrew has just emailed an update on RUSH, kakamega. Thought it would be good to share with you all:

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Rose Pictures – Building Josephine’s House

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The fourth set (of four!) of pictures by Rose of our recent trip to RUSH in Kakamega. These are of our building a mud house for Josephine, a widow, near to Kakamega

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Pictures from Rose – RUSH School

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Third set of pics (out of four) from Rose with pictures of the school taken on our recent trip to the RUSH project in Kakamega, Kenya. A few pics at the end are of the church at Butere.

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Pictures from Rose – Pictures of the RUSH project and Kakamega

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This is the second of four posts of pictures by Rose of her pictures of the RUSH project (that is where the feeding plan for the widows, the training in IT, carpentry and dress making occurs) and of Kakamega town.

Reflections on out trip to RUSH, Kakamega

Leaving at Kisumu airport - Andrew dressed for a Kenya Football meeting

On the plane back to the UK on Monday we all wrote a short reflection on our time working with RUSH in Kakamega. It was an overwhelming experience and difficult to put into a few words.

Our last day in Kenya

Beatrice and Phyllis sing for us on the last night

Sunday was supposed to be an early start for us to drive about an hour away to the church lucy and Andrew pastor in Andrew’s home town of Butare. Unfortunately, Lucy’s malaria had not completely been dealt with and she needed to go back to Dr Bomji’s.

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Video of our building a mud house in Kakamega, Kenya

Trampling out the mud

Well, I posted about our building a mud house for a widow called Josephine yesterday with some pictures. But we also took loads of video. We have put this together to make a short film of our making the house. Read More

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Building a house – Kenyan style

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Well it has been very much a Kenyan week this week and I find myself all too easily slipping into Kenyan ways. One of the endearing things that you will hear is a chorus of “sorry, sorry” if you slip or bang your head or get something wrong. Well yesterday I heard myself saying “sorry,

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Videos from Friday

Front gate of RUSH with Renson the caretaker

There is always so much to see at RUSH and it is tempting to try and show everything! But I suspect, dear reader, it might get too much. So we have tried to show short clips of up to a minute. Read More