Development Projects:

Education: Conducted motivational discussions with 58 high school students and taught about men?s and women?s health and hygiene, talked about dreams and how to achieve them to end poverty, encouraged them to stay in school.

Health: Trained 27 local health workers on hygiene/first aid/nutrition in workshops for three days, treated 172 patients during 3-day clinic with diagnoses ranging from malnutrition to cerebral palsy to broken bones, taught young women about women?s health, assisted in the delivery of a Masai baby.

Economic Development: Held four days of business training workshop for 34 current and future local entrepreneurs on finance, marketing and operations and did one-on-one consulting to help them build successful microenterprises.

Construction: Pressed and made 630 adobe bricks for building an addition to the schoolhouse, planted 250 trees at the schoolhouse, dug a 1.5 mile trench and laid .75 miles worth of water pipe in it for the schoolhouse, landscape architects, engineers and business professionals created a 3-phase irrigation and cattle trough design to provide water and revenue-generating opportunities to the community-based farm.

Project Updates:

Adventure/Cultural Experiences:

  • Worked side by side with local villagers every day.
  • Participated in arrival and farewell celebrations and dancing.
  • Enjoyed social and cultural events such as visiting a Masai village and market, exploring the mosque where we stayed and a day-in-the-life afternoon experience.
  • Pre- and Post-Expedition travel options separate from the expedition: safari, Masai Mara, Serengeti, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Uganda.

Expedition Vitals:

  • Location: Mackinnon Road
  • Expeditioners: 32
  • Service Hours: 1,280
  • Villagers Impacted: 100s

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