Quenton Cole (recent KU Engineering grad) visits with secondary-school students in an agriculture class about harvesting rainwater for irrigation.
Jesse Sharp (left, from Overland Park), Gary Chubb (pointing, from Parsons) and Quenton Cole (bending over, from Kirkwood, MO) install a drip irrigation system in a garden that provides food for residents in an IDP (internally displaced persons) camp.
Joe Bob Lake (Leawood, KS) leader of the Community Development team, meets three of the orphans who will live in the home being built with help from the K2K Construction team.
Kathy Miller trains teachers at Ngeya primary school to use new e-readers.
Kathy Miller shows students in an Ngeya classroom how e-reader displays pictures as well as text.
A boy at Ngeya primary school reads to his classmates from an Ereader. With more than 1,600 students, this school typically has more than 100 students in a classroom.
Kathy Miller reads to children, and listens to them read to her, on the steps of All Saints Church, where the Osborne Library will house 50 E-readers for use by students and their parents.
Brian Segebrecht, leader of the Microfinance team, watches a group of Masai women making beaded jewelry for sale in local markets.
Mamashiko produces eggs, milk and crops on her farm near Thika. She began with a small flock and through microfinance was able to build her business and send her daughter to college.
Women making baskets from shredded packaging material in an IDP (internally displaced persons) camp. Selling baskets and purses provides income to these women, many of whom are widows with children.
Managers of the Thika Community Development Trust explain to K2K Microfinance team members how their organization grew to become one of Kenya’s most successful.
Pam Paden meets with a group of orphans and their guardians at All Saints Church in Maai Mahiu.
Pam Paden unpacks a suitcase of clothing for orphans. Each K2K member took to Kenya a suitcase filled with clothing, medical supplies, irrigation tubing and other supplies.
Orphan children proudly display their tee-shirts from the United States, brought by Pam Paden.
A group of Masai women, with babies on their backs, receive advice on infant nutrition from Valerie Stull (kneeling, on left).