This weekend I was lucky enough to be invited to visit the children of the Albino Child Support Programme of Eldoret with Days for Girls. We were there primarily to distribute reusable menstrual kits for the girls. After all, these girls face the same changes as all girls when they are becoming women but are… Continue reading Visit to the Albino Centre with Days for Girls
I have been teaching at Great Joy now for 3 weeks, and it has flow by! At first, I took a bit of a back seat, simply observing the classes, how the teachers taught and how the students learnt. I adore the children, they are so bright and pick things up quickly, they all have… Continue reading Great Joy Education Centre
My first contact with a Days for Girls Micro Enterprise was through email when I was ordering my kits to distribute in Kenya and trying to arrange how I would go about it when I get to Nairobi. The ladies I contacted passed me to the best contacts to help me and they arranged everything.… Continue reading The backbone of Days For Girls
What is happiness? Its not just smiling and laughing, although that is a bonus! Psychologists often define happiness as: A state of comfort and ease, feeling good in the moment. Well, that sounds a bit bland, why are we pursuing it so hard? In my opinion happiness is fulfillment, and no one can tell you… Continue reading What is happiness?
My first project in Kenya was to distribute Days for Girls reusable menstrual kits to girls in need. These kits give girls the freedom and comfort to look after themselves during their periods without being restricted in any way. The aim is to keep them in school to make sure they get the best chance… Continue reading Giving Girls More Days
This next journey in my life is a big step for me, it will be very different to my life in Brisbane and I will go without a lot of comforts from home. I have been planning this trip for only 3 months and time has passed so quickly. I had this grand (but vague)… Continue reading Choose Happy!
It has been just 3 months that I have been planning my trip back to Kenya. It has come around so quickly and this has meant a lot of fast work to get everything organised. What was I going to do there? How could I help the most? Who could I help? How much money… Continue reading Groundwork for a Goal
I have always dreamed about traveling to Africa to volunteer and help a make a difference. I thought maybe an orphanage or a school would be where I could help the most. So the last few years I have been looking at different volunteer trips that I could be a part of. With a lot… Continue reading The Kenyan Touch
In February 2018 I will travel to Kenya and donate my time for 6 months. I am blessed to have the opportunity to work with a few wonderful organisations that help people in need in Kenya. My heart feels full to be helping build homes for families in need, educating young children, distributing health kits… Continue reading My heart beat