Tuesday, January 17, 2012
And so it begins...
Well, we have been here for a while, but we have finally started teaching our classes! And boy, we have a full schedule! School here is very different from school in the states. First, the kids are MUCH MORE RESPECTFUL! They also truly value their education. Each family here is responsible for paying tuition for their child's education, even if it they are enrolled in public schools. Families are much larger here as well, which takes a toll on their families' income.
We are also cooking for ourselves now! We are still learning, but each of us has discovered a new passion! We have really enjoyed cooking here! We have to be a lot more creative... especially because the local store is 2 hours away! There is a small shop behind our house, but they don't sell much.
We are taking a trip to western Kenya this weekend with some of our fellow teachers to a small-game park! We are also going to one of our student's homes this Friday night. It is going to be an excellent weekend!
Please continue to pray for us! We can see God's finger-prints everyday, and we KNOW that we were sent here for a reason!
God Bless you and your families!
Laura, Katy, and Ashley