Remembering Jim

Remembering Jim   In loving memory of Jim Mitre, an incredible nurse, teacher, musician, mentor, friend, father, husband, and big fan of Imani. Thank you for the encouragement to always Dream Big. We invite you to honor Jim’s memory with a donation given in his name. We would love to hear how much Jim meant…

Rummage Sale Success!

Rummage Sale Success!   Thank you to all our hardworking volunteers and board of directors for helping out at our rummage sale. $1,302.45 raised! Thanks to your help, we were able to purchase a generator for one of the clinics. In addition to providing light when the electricity is out, the clinic will now be…

Waves & Wonderings

I have lost count the number of times I have tried to write this blog.  Normally, I have so much to say, to the point where I mentally write out passages to later transfer to a page.  But I find myself frustrated that I have very little to say.  It is not that things haven’t…

Pushing the Mountains

It’s challenging to adequately sum up my experiences thus far in Kenya.  Sure, I can post photos, and tell short anecdotes, but there is just something about being here. Being with the people.  Laughing together.  Learning from each other.  Sharing a meal.  Hearing stories.  And dreaming big. Today, Laura and I walked all around Kibera.…

Paradox

I find Kenya to be something of a paradox.  It is a place of immense beauty – the greenery, the flowers, the friendly & hospitable people, the spirit of perseverance, the widespread hope.  And yet, it can be a place of despair – the extensive poverty, the wide gap between the have’s and the have…