Stories tagged with #africa
One of the fun parts about a ...Continue Reading >>
Call it fate, divine intervention, or mere coincidence, life sometimes — quite unexpectedly — gives you exactly what you need at just the right time.
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To say Chereponi is off the beaten path may be an understatement. I arrived in this tiny...Continue Reading >>
This might be a little unusual but… Agnes, my feature profile for this blog post, is not a borrower. She is a mother, sister, student, and a bad-ass woman. And the Branch Manager of the Masindi branch of Hofokam (the partner organization that I am volunteering with in Uganda as a Kiva Fellow).
I heard about Agnes from everyone before I visited Masindi, a district... Continue Reading >>
Those of you who know me well know my love for lingustics, and learning languages around the world. My Kiva Fellowship was a perfect opportunity to nurture this passion of mine further. Since I arrived in Kenya, I've been learning the beautiful language of Swahili. When you love learning languages, it also makes you also meet some amazing local people that you develop bonds with ...
Meet Michael, he is one of many cab's drivers that work with Kiva in Kenya! He picked me up this morning for work and said "Nina, it's been a long time, a week since I saw you...Continue Reading >>