Africa: Day Six

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After reading with some students at the local school

Today was pretty relaxed. We got up and had breakfast, and waited around for someone to bring the buckie back so we could go to the College of Education (where they train teachers). One of the volunteers is out of town, and left us the keys to her house so that we could have warm showers instead of the cold ones that we would have to take out in the village. Soooo nice!! Then back to the village to pick up the Oneil family. We went to the local school and read with some of the students there, which was a very cool experience. Then back to Kaisosi to get ready for the project. We just played games with the kids for awhile, then they heard a story, and then they got fed some pap, which is a really thick porridge made from maize that you eat with some kind of relish, and they get fish also. There are about 200 orphans that come to this gathering twice a week. Then we went back to our house and cooked chicken over an open fire for our dinner. It's still pretty early, but we're getting ready for bed. Since the sun sets early, and you can't do much in the dark, we just tend to go to bed early, but we're usually up early in the morning.

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After reading with some students a…
After reading with some students …
Riding in the back of the buckie
Riding in the back of the buckie
The kids walking home from school
The kids walking home from school
One of our many alarm clocks
One of our many alarm clocks
Some of the girls at the Project
Some of the girls at the Project
Playing on the new playground
Playing on the new playground
The kids were so excited when they…
The kids were so excited when the…
This little guy had amazing rhythm!
This little guy had amazing rhythm!
Playing with bubbles
Playing with bubbles
More soccer
More soccer
Jump rope
Jump rope
They love having their picture tak…
They love having their picture ta…
More jump rope
More jump rope
I REALLY hope it was water that sh…
I REALLY hope it was water that s…
Skiing in the Snow...Skiing in th…
"Skiing in the Snow...Skiing in t…
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