Category Archives: Kenya

FGM

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a procedure which involves the deliberate circumcision or altering of female genitalia. It is a painful process, which has no health benefits. In most cases, FGM is highly unsanitary, performed by cutters who lack medical knowledge and improvise with unwashed tools such as razor blades, scissors and scalpels. More alarmingly,…
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Troubling politics in Kenya

At the beginning of September, Kenya’s supreme court ruled the recent election “invalid, null and void”. Of course, a lot of Kenyans and external observers have had similar sentiments for years, but this time the words came from an authority with the power to order a second election. The court’s decision was greeted with celebration…
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Lisa’s back from Maasailand!

IN JANUARY 2017, LISA TOOK PART IN THE MAASAI CYCLE CHALLENGE IN KENYA, CYCLING 150KM WITH COMBINED INCLINES HIGHER THAN MOUNT KILIMANJARO!  SHE WROTE THIS BLOG AS A THANKS TO ALL HER SPONSORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT, AND WE THINK IT DESCRIBES PRETTY WELL WHAT AN AMAZING, BUT TOUGH, CHALLENGE IT IS! Jambo everyone! I’ve just come back…
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Latest News from Mercy Primary & Regent Farm’s Partnership

The friendship between these two schools has been thriving for over 12 months now – and is set to grow even stronger ... One is based in a remote rural location on the shores of Lake Victoria and the other in an urban area in North East England - but this contrast makes for an…
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