We are thrilled to announce that the Makindu Children’s Centre will be breaking ground to begin construction on the borehole within the next month! The project has seen some great successes so far, thanks to so many generous supporters. GlobalGiving donors have contributed over $8,000 towards the borehole, […]

Borehole Project Update

Proper Walk 2012  All the Proper Walkers have returned to the States safe and sound, although perhaps a bit more tired and with a few new aches and pains.  The Proper Walk means to walk many miles over many days with an uncertain outcome.  This Walk definitely met that definition.  […]


Come to BLACKBIRD WINE AND ATOMIC CHEESE Tuesday, Dec. 6th from 5:30 to 8:00, for an evening of music, wine and food in support of the Makindu Children’s Program.  Blackbird is located at 43rd and NE Fremont in Portland. An Oregon-based non-profit, MCP assists the community efforts in Makindu, Kenya […]

An Evening of Food & Wine

Day ten:             Everyone seems pretty upbeat today in the morning; we know this is our last day.  However, ready as we are to be finished walking, there is some sense of reluctance… not wanting to be done experiencing this journey.              We have a long and winding trail up […]

Winnie Barron’s Journal Day 10