Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary, Kenya - Elephant at Sunset

Sidai Oleng – Maasai for “Beautiful”

Roughly 7,000 acres in size, Sidai Oleng is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. The various landscapes in this wildlife sanctuary allow for a wide variety of habitats, and each landscape has its own unique feel. Read more

Clean and Dirty Water with Maasai Woman in Amboseli, Kenya

Change is Possible

DID YOU KNOW…

UNICEF has reported that “2.1 Billion people have no safe drinking water” and that “4.4 Billion people lack properly managed sanitation”.  Read more

Just One Africa 2017 Experience Trip Team

Summer 2017 Experience Trip

We had an incredible summer filled with new opportunities, exciting adventures, old and new friends, and life-changing experiences. The summer Kenya Experience Trip was a team of 16 strong, and each person came ready to serve, love, and learn.

Stephanie at Valley Light Home distributing water filters

So much more than giving Clean Water

I had the most wonderful opportunity to work with the directors of Just One Africa, Clay and Amy Churchill on their most recent trip to Kenya. What they do is so much more than giving clean water. Read more

The Churchill's and Olhava's in Kenya on an Experience Trip in 2017

Opportunity and Hope for the Future

I am so grateful for the experience I had with Just One Africa in Kenya last month. My wife and I led a group from our church to join Just One for two weeks in Kenya. Read more

We will never be the same.

We will never be the same

Trying to explain my love for Kenya now is like trying to explain why there are stars in the sky. It’s near impossible to explain my sheer love for the country that I was not born in…though there are many days I wish I was. I love the people, the culture, and it is just so beautiful. If you ever get the chance, you should go. Read more

Swahili Greetings You Should Know

Swahili Greetings You Should Know

The Basics of Saying Hello in Swahili
Besides the standard habari or jambo, I will teach you how to say even ‘good morning’ in Swahili (or good afternoon/evening) plus some other cool stuff that you can use while interacting with fun-loving youthful peers.

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Duke Engage Students in Kenya at Lenkai Christian School

We may live simply, but we love everyone

Our first day in Kenya, we pulled into camp with Paul, and met Madam Dorcus. She was waiting for us outside of her house, ready to greet us with a smile and welcoming arms. We introduced ourselves, and immediately she made us feel at home. Read more

Maasai woman drinking clean water from a Just One Africa filter in Amboseli

Water Filters – Seeing in full color

On Tuesday, June 7th, I started my fieldwork.  The American NGO, Just One Africa has distributed hundreds of water filters in Kimana, where I am living, and in Loitokitok, a town 20 minutes down the road.  Just One employs two Kenyans named Edward and Mike to follow up on the filters. Read more