Ellen’s Musings on Food and Cooking in Kenya

While Paul is in town taking care of FIOH business I have time to share my musings. Linda and I have not left our American ways behind. We splurged and bought ourselves a coffee maker. Kenyan tea is great but both Linda and I enjoy (and at this point, rely) on our morning cup of […]

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Ellen’s Musings on student life in Usoma

Monday morning Linda, Paul and I met with 5 girls who various people in the Buffalo area sponsor for high school education. One was the 2012 winner of the Rom Wandera Memorial Scholarship. Rom was instrumental in starting FIOH-Kenya and it was he with whom Linda’s niece Michele first volunteered in 2000. The girls, going […]

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Ellen’s post week 1 in Usoma

Linda and I arrived safely. Beds, running water and American toilets awaited us in the new office/house in the village of Usoma. I will share my impressions of the people and places that are new to me. The people are very friendly. Their custom of greeting when entering a room is to shake hands with […]

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Linda and Ellen’s 2014 Kenya trip

Ellen Dragos and I are getting excited about our upcoming trip to Kisumu Kenya.  We leave November 11, 2014 and return December 16, 2014.  It will be a busy 5 weeks.  We are still developing specific goals for the trip in collaboration with the Board of FIOH-USA. Much of our time will be spent evaluating […]

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