The Center of the World December 10th 2006 OK, not the center, more the middle. Kisumu is just south the equator, so we crossed a few times this week. In one village shop there was a sign that said, "located 30 miles east of the equator..."
Last week, I did some work in the field and visited a few school and houses, pretesting the surveys we are going to use starting in January. One of my favorite things about visiting houses is seeing ... read more
Africa » Kenya » Nyanza Province » Kisumu Founding president and liberation struggle icon Jomo KENYATTA led Kenya from independence until his death in 1978, when President Daniel Toroitich arap MOI took power in a constitutional succession. The country was a de facto one-party state from 196... ... read more
Well, the first day of my 29th year I landed in Kisumu, Kenya. Strange to think that I've been to this little city on the shores of Lake Victoria twice before. I'll be spending over a year working on water and sanitation project in the hinterlands of Nyanza Province in collaboration with some local and international NGOs. My free time will likely be spent taking lots of snaps, dance some Ohangla, exploring the local markets, and racing boda-boda bike taxis. Man, that hat I'm wearing is so dumb...... full info