At the table next to Dig This Well! last Thursday, was a display for Books for International Goodwill or B.I.G. As a writer, getting my personal books to international readers without resources to buy their own sounds awesome. Even if some are out-of-print books that (very unhappy face) didn’t sell. This 501(c)(3) charity was created by [...]
Thursday was an exciting day. Steve King, newly returned from Kenya, arrived about 3 p.m. to show Carl and me photos and videos he took at Oltorotua. In the videos Jackson translated back and forth. Steve feels very confident, even though it’s about 150 miles — a sometimes bumpy, 5 hour trip — between Nakuru [...]
Jackson sent me photos taken at the village meeting yesterday.
1. Village elder welcoming Steve to Oltorotua.
2. Village elder opening the meeting with a traditional Maasai prayer.
3. Wide view of the water project meeting attendees.
4. Maasai woman welcomes Steve King with a present from Oltorotua.
5. Panel of Rotarians from Nakuru and Maryland, USA, in the [...]
I received this e-mail from Jackson this morning:
The 17th of February has been a day long waited by the Villagers of Oltorotua to meet Steve King and other other Rotarians from the US and Nakuru, Kenya.
I met Mr King and his group at Narok and led them to Oltorotua viillage arriving around [...]
The four Rotary clubs of Frederick, MD, are sponsoring a 3rd Annual World Peace & Understanding Day on February 23, 5-7 p.m. at the Weinberg Center, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick. Free and open to the public. Complimentary International Hors d’oeuvres by the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Institute at Frederick Community College. If you are in the mid-Maryland area, join [...]
On Tuesday evening, Valentine’s Day, Steve King, a member of the Leonardtown Rotary Club, and two colleagues from the Lexington Park club, all in District 7620, will fly to Nairobi. They will meet President Catherine Tomno and other members of the Nakuru-Great Rift Valley Rotary Club, District 9200. On their way to Oltorotua, Jackson Liaram [...]