|As we wait in a traffic jam on Bombo Rd we see a bike load of|
lumber. Somehow he manages to get thru! Looks heavy! We
are on our way to Semutu to see about 800 school desks.
|Further along the road we start to have a market, which adds|
to the congestion.
|Selling a little bit of everything. Whatever you need!|
|The green in front is matoke, green bananas. Everyones favorite!|
|Water is Life! We are behind a water truck.|
|School has started here but not everyone has shown up for the|
first week. Elections are still happening and perhaps that is
the reason for such few students.
|Just one student in this classroom, but not any teacher here either.|
|A few more in here, but still no teacher. They do seem to be busy|
|This is a bike shop we pass along the road.|
|Maybe a few customers are here.|
|We could not resist this nice looking hotel! Let us know if anybody|
is coming and we can make a reservation! :)
|The first site in Kayunga. This is the only water supply and they|
need a new borehole with pump! This is very slow and shallow
so the water is easily contaminated.
|All the school kids came to check out the Muzungus.|
|E Howard talking with the men in charge. Godfrey (our contractor)|
and Martin rode out with us. Martin has been a big help in motivating
the villages to come up with the deposit. 10%
|S Howard, school kids and some moms. Everyone likes their|
|We happened to arrive right at lunch time! Cooked fresh, right|
at school. a nice warm helping of posho! Everyone loves this!!
E Howard ordered it on accident at a restaurant and did not
enjoy it. I don't think he even tasted it!
|I think she is giving out a chunk of sugarcane.|
|Lots of kids ride their bikes to school. In fact, bikes are the most|
common form of transportation.
|More students in attendance here.|
|Close up of the bikes.|
|Left to right: Martin (district health inspector) head teacher,|
woman teacher, district education officer and E Howard.
|Big sister pulling her little sister on a gerry can sled!|
|We are now at the catholic school and church.|
|They need a borehole for the whole village nearby.|
|We walked down to their water supply.|
|Just the runoff from the hills. Does not look especially clean!|
|Elder Casperson from Idaho holding one of the babies at Njeru|
Branch. She is not afraid of this Muzungu.
|A young ward member from Njeru.|