First trip to Myanmar


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March 30th 2010
Published: May 28th 2010
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Murrays first trip to Myanmar was at the end of March, after a few passport/visa obstacles. He really enjoyed his trip and was pleasantly suprised by the organised response to Cyclone Nargis, which happened in May of 2008.

Unfortunately, he is very busy with work, study etc, etc, which means this blog is just photos with no written report. At the moment he has just finished a conference on Household water treatment and Biosand Filters here in Nairobi. Then next week will run a conference in Kenya for his water and sanitation team from around the globe. He has also had to do a unscheduled report to the donors, so things have been very busy.

On a personal note, the girls have had Hand, Foot and Mouth, which has meant isolating them, which has been hard. They are on the mend now and will be back to their normal schedules soon. Charlotte has started kindy 3 mornings a week, and loves it, she is very keen to get back after 10days of isolation. In June we host some of Murrays family visiting from UK, NZ & USA, 3 cousins and Uncle & Aunty. Then things should slow down 😊

Love to all, from Rainy Kenya 😊
Miriam


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29th May 2010

Love the Sunscreen
Cool photos. I see they still have the sunscreen/sap/mud that they put on their kids. Something to show Charlotte if she complains next time it is sunny! I saw some biosand filters that we are sending to schools in Cambodia for classroom water fountains. They seemto work well.
29th May 2010

Has Murry got a competition going were he is trying to visit as many places he can in the shortest possible time? Great to see and hear what you are up to. Keep up the good work great to see someone on the front line helping in countries not as well off as we are.
30th May 2010

Interesting Photos
Thanks for sharing these photos and news with us . The photos are very interesting.
2nd June 2010

wow
thanks for the update -how facinating, sounds like truely rewarding work
4th June 2010

Welcome !!
So glad to see something of your time in Myanmar.Thanks Miriam. Hope your conf. at Treetops went well.Looking forward to more photos.

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