Discoveries of a Wanderer
March 2012 Archives

In Kenya there is a refugee camp named Dadaab. Originially created for only 90,000 refugees, today it holds nearly 400,000 people who are just trying to survive. Life in a refugee camp is difficult to say the least, but there […]

“God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace.” – Trevor Huddleston “During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought […]

Image wanting to take a shower. Or cook food. Or take a drink – and all you had was water that looked like this: This is a reality that many people in Kenya are dealing with on a regular basis. […]

Kenya lies in eastern Africa. Although the country might look small compared to the United States, it’s diversity can surprise even the biggest skeptic. Check out these two maps provided by to get a better understanding of this incredibly […]

Not only has my boyfriend Matt started an exciting new job as a Project Engineer at Inveneo, but he just left to be on assignment for two weeks in Kenya. The nonprofit Inveneo helps to establish internet connections in some […]

Here are a few that inspire me! Enjoy! “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” – Barbara De Angelis “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” […]

For International Women’s Day, I’d like to introduce you to Rev. Dr. Serene Jones. I was fortunate enough to meet her as she stopped my office in New York. She is the first female president of Union Theological Seminary, which […]

“Anger is never without a reason, but seldom a good one.” – Benjamin Franklin