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May update

So so so much has happened it is really hard to know where to begin! We have a new house and a new family - and that is both exciting and scary. Our new project is a therapeutic house for young boys who have previously survived on the streets. These 14 children are aged between

Day ?? – I have lost count!!!!

Sorry I didn't blog yesterday - don't know where time goes! Had a great bay including meeting Max and Anisha's new baby girl - Gaelle-Marie which Anne-Marie assures me is pronounced 'Anne-Marie'!!! She is stunning - the baby that is!!! Exciting day today. Our first sponsor visit - Kate and Noel Doyle( Grandma and Grandpa)

Day 3 of John’s trip

A slight breather today - not too much because I know Anne-Marie is monitoring my every move! This morning I went to look at some houses to rent for our boys but neither are suitable. I am so delighted that they are off the streets - and in comparison living in comfort - but they

Gosh – we’ve been busy!

Busy busy busy!!!! Sorry the blog is a day late but have been manic. Yesterday morning was spent at a project for rehabilitating street boys. It is simply shocking to see just how tiny some of these children are – at least 10 are age 6 or under and have been surviving alone. Play Kenya

Lunch in town!

Ok – what a great day! We took all the girls and staff to lunch in town today – we wanted to go swimming but the weather is very wet (I think I will have to stop blaming John!) - I can’t tell you just how much our girls ate! They all had an adult

Esther is in School

Attempt no 7 to get this blog on the internet!!!! It has been a great first few days – we arrived at Nairobi and were met by Jimmy and Ray – and I don’t think we stopped laughing for the next 3 days! As this is Janet’s 3rd trip to Kenya she was rewarded with

Our last day

The last day in Nakuru was of course very busy. We started the morning taking Abigail and Teresia home to their families. Both girls have been with us around 4 months and have loving families to return to - and they live geographically close to each other which was a bonus. John, myself and Lucy

Christmas at Rafiki Mwema

How on earth can we go home tomorrow – I LOVE THIS PLACE!!! John and I have had the best 10 days ever – ending in the most brilliant early Christmas day – I don’t want to go home! Thank you to everyone who contributed to Christmas for our girls; The friends of Rachel Walton