Maasai Filter Distribution under an acacia tree

Distribution Day Adventures

We recently visited a new community in Southern Kenya. Our morning started at dawn and after two grueling hours of bouncing along dusty dirt roads, Read more

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

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

At the foot of the Mountain

The first stop for our team will be in Amboseli which is at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. There we will partner with local leaders and teachers to provide strategic teacher training and fun and effective classroom strategies for more effective teaching. The Lenkai School that Just One Africa has partnered with in the past has a rescue center on its grounds for children that are orphaned, albino, escaping being a child bride, FGM, or human trafficking. Read more

Kenyan flag

We are stronger together

Our hearts are deeply saddened and burdened for Kenya, a country and a people that we love. We stand with them in prayer and support during this time. We will not retreat in fear yet stand firm and continue to partner with local leaders who care for vulnerable children and those affected by the clean water crisis. The attacks on Kenya only deepen our resolve for the work before us. We are stronger together.

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – Elie Wiesel