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November 14: A Group Effort and a View of Mt. Kenya

November 14, 2013  |  Kenya

Wednesday’s activities involved a collective effort of the DWC team together with about 20 adult  members of the village  including both men and women.  We replaced  sections of the original  local 1 1/2 inch PVC water... Read More

November 13: A Tour of the Community

November 13, 2013  |  Kenya

Its the Kenya Water Project Team reporting in again with some bedtime reading:As you will note-getting a little more descriptive on our precise location. All is well here and we have had no rain these... Read More

September 12: Trying to make a difference

November 12, 2013  |  Kenya

When the Softchoice Cares board decided to go to Maai Mahui, Kenya earlier this year I was extremely excited but at the same time I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would we actually be able... Read More

November 12: A Trek to say the least…

November 12, 2013  |  Kenya

We are back after our first day on the job so to speak, more of an orientation day really, but I wanted to send a picture (below) of the job site as we found it... Read More

September 11: Blood, Sweat, and Laughter

September 11, 2013  |  Kenya

Over the past several days I have learned more about myself, my limits and where my strengths lie, then ever before. I have learned in short order that I am NOT the most gifted craftsman,... Read More

September 11: When pride equals education

September 11, 2013  |  Kenya

I grew up in an affluent suburb of Chicago where I attended a public high school that ranks in top tier of schools throughout the USA. From there I attended Clemson University, where I achieved... Read More

September 11: We’re in it for the growth

September 11, 2013  |  Kenya

I’ve always seen this Softchoice Corporate value as developmental, but mostly focused on a North American perception of ourselves, our careers, and how we utilize our own strengths for our own advantage. Career success mixed... Read More

September 10: We are all the same

September 10, 2013  |  Kenya

Fundamentally we are all the same. Though our appearances are different, on the inside we all have a heart to love, a brain to think and eyes to see the world. We all have desires,... Read More

September 10: “I can read, I can read!”

September 10, 2013  |  Kenya

These are the words of joy that we heard many times over as we fitted eye glasses for the young, the old and the very old in the village of Maai Mahiu, Kenya. What an... Read More

September 9: A life without giving is a life without happiness

September 9, 2013  |  Kenya

When the Softchoice cares trip to Kenya was first announced it would have been natural for someone to ask why Kenya and why not somewhere local? My answer to that question is our social responsibility... Read More

September 5: Hello, my name is Paul…

September 5, 2013  |  Kenya

I consider myself to be a family man. I am a proud son, brother, husband and new father. Every Sunday I head to my parent’s house in Streetsville to sit around our family table, my... Read More

September 3: Softchoice Cares Meets Maai Mahui and the KRC

September 3, 2013  |  Kenya

Today we finally had the opportunity to hit the ground running. This was the moment that we have all been anticipating and preparing for the past five months. We began the construction of the Knowledge... Read More

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