Yearly Archives: 2013

This borehole project for Makindu has been a lesson in patience thus far… something our Kenyan friends understand all too well! After ongoing mechanical failures and recurrent unforeseen complications delaying the initiation of the MCC borehole, we decided that it was time to switch to another drilling company, and start […]

December Borehole Update

Dear Friends of the Children of Makindu,   A young bull elephant rambled out of the bush 20 yards in front of our dusty troop of trekkers. He stopped and began slowly flapping his ears as a warning, deciding whether to charge or retreat. My heart jumped and adrenaline surged […]

A Holiday Message

  Although we had hoped to announce by now that the borehole drilling at the Makindu Children’s Centre had commenced, the drilling company unfortunately experienced some unforeseen mechanical problems with their drill.  This necessitated the shipping of multiple replacement parts from the U.S., causing over a month of delay. As […]

September Borehole Update

September 21, 2013 Our hearts and prayers are with all of our Kenyan friends during this time of mourning.  The recent Westgate mall massacre was horrific to imagine, and impossible to know how best to comfort those directly involved or affected by this tragedy.  It has been a challenging year […]

September 21, 2013