Interview with Sospeter

FotoSospeterSospeter Mahiri Chacha is the coordinator of the education project in Kiburanga. He’s 26 yo and is a member of the Kiburanga Women Self Help Group. He finished his studies in 2008 but couldn’t start University.

– Where do you live and work?
– Since I joined Kiburanga Women Self Help Group I live in this community with my mother. I’m a farmer, I’ve got a small piece of land where I grow maize. Read more

Rael Story

                    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFamilies in Kiburanga live in small adobe houses. Most of them have their own pieces of land where they grow maize, from which they make a living.

In the Kurian, culture, being Kuria the region they belong to, visitors are well treated. So, when a family has guest, they always offer them food: mandazis boiled potatoes or some tea.

Today we are visiting Rael, the first volunteer teacher in the DayCare. She lives with her husband and their five sons. They are farmers and grow maize. But what they grow is only enough for self-sustaining. Read more

Beatriz Experience

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The three weeks that I spent in Kiburanga were the most different and extraordinary experience I’ve ever lived. I will never forget what I saw, lived and felt there and however much time goes by, all the people that I met and the thousand good moments I lived with them, will remain in my memory forever.

Local volunteers and Kiburanga community in general, welcomed us and took us in from the first moment and, as the days passed by, the feeling of being already a member of a big family in which all the members help and take care of each other grew stronger. Read more