Category Archives: Kiara Takes Kitale Town

Home with Typhoid

As most of you know, I am now home after contracting Typhoid a few weeks ago. And for those of you who don’t know the story, I thought I would share the cliff note version with you here. Several weeks ago, after being in Kitale for a few weeks I started to not quite feeling […]

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It’s Work

I love Kenya. I love it far more than I could ever express in words. I’ve said it a million times. Living in Kenya is a lot of work though. Nothing is simple, from brushing your teeth to making dinner, it’s a process. Since the water isn’t filtered and far from clean, never should you […]

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One of Them

It’s a funny thing, moving to a new place and figuring out where you fit in.   I’ve been here for almost two weeks and already things feel different..things are starting to feel normal. My room at the orphanage is feeling like it’s really mine; with every night that passes I wake up feeling more […]

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Just Call Me Teacher

I had stopped at the Seed’s Academy yesterday morning to say hello but little did I know that I was going to be asked to be a substitute teacher for a lesson! Many moons ago, childhood Kiara thought she wanted to be a teacher. I even enrolled in my first semester of college with a […]

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Smart.

“You look very smart today” It’s a simple phrase. It’s easily understood. It’s a nice compliment. It’s such a common thing to hear come from the mouth of a Kenyan. It’s sweet to the ears. It’s a little different to the ears, but I like it. Smart. I love it for so many reasons. I […]

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