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I’ve learned I can simultaneously expand with wonder and implode with despair. It’s a hard thing, working in a beautiful place and knowing it’s degraded, its soils are crumbling, rolling into the lake, leaving scars of absence. 758 more words


Lake Victoria: A threatened giant?

By Melisande Denis

With a surface area of over 68,600 km², Lake Victoria is the widest lake in Africa and the second largest freshwater lake in the world: as such, it provides crucial environmental services to its riparian communities. 776 more words

Riding the 'Dancer'

Often associated with canoes on the lake, some locals have upgraded their lake cruisers to reduce transport times between ports..

Siaya County

The Power of the Gospel: UGANDA

A few weeks ago I got back from my first trip to Africa. I spent two weeks in the wonderful country of Uganda. In this blog I will share some of my experiences and what I learned. 917 more words

Lake Flies

They are here–clouds of them. I’ll let you find your own images. I will not honor them with a photo. They don’t hurt anything, and I heard that in the old days people made a soup out of them, but they are pesky, uncomfortable and I don’t like them!


The Camels

We have had an exciting few days here at Lalmba, Kenya. A group of Lalmba supporters from North America, both Canada and the US, walked for ten days across southern Kenya, and through the Rift Valley to raise money for the Lalmba programs. 218 more words


Africa Lake Victoria Eve

About 200,000 years ago, an early modern woman was born, near Lake Victoria.

Lake Victoria is the largest tropical lake, and the second largest freshwater lake, in the world.  292 more words

Early Human Migrations