One of the wildest and most mind-blowing parts for me of traveling to the same area of Africa over and over is how I can see the same people, time after time. Even in big areas. I mean, Isiolo is not huge, but it’s far from tiny. The first time it happened was about three… 

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Thirsty for more Africa!?

I’d like to invite you to join me on my next trip late this summer! Village sponsors get first dibs on spots. Others may join us if there is room! Contact me via email at contact.mckmama@gmail.com or just on Facebook if you may seriously be interested!



Thank you all so so so so much for the support of our villages through the awesome bags and dolls Maisie and I brought back from Kenya! It won’t be until our next trip to Africa when I can see Mama JoJo again and get some more of her bags to bless her in return,… 

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little teacher

In Attir, we visited the school Miss Lucy teaches. It’s the same school Kieran and I saw last year. But a new building! They were in a very small, hot, dirt building with one window last year. Now, with support from Global Hope’s village sponsors, they have a huge, open, airy classroom built with wood!!… 

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Mama JoJo, a blessing auction!

UPDATE: FINAL RESULTS! Bag 1: Stacie Decker won but let Jen Kerr have it for $135!!! Bag 2: Linnae Bosma for $200!! Bag 5: Stacey Clarke-Chavez $150!! Bag 6: Linnae Bosma for $175!! ORIGINAL POST: Kieran and I met Mama JoJo last year. She lives outside of the village of Shambani in a dirt house… 

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