Village Volunteers Blog

From Death’s Door to Mama na Dada

From Death's Door To Mama Na Dada by Michelle Henderson Living in Kunya village has been a remarkable experience thus far. It could not be farther or further from San Francisco, aside from the fact that it is right on the coast of Lake Victoria, so I enjoy beautiful...

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A Glimpse Of New Light

A Glimpse Of New Light

BY DINA BENNETT Come Along With Me…… Sangita Dey was driven from her village home by profound poverty. Actually, that’s not strictly accurate. Profound poverty didn’t drive her from her home – it drove her to believe a man who came to her village and promised that he...

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Lenana Girls Helping Other Young Women

Lenana Girls Helping Other Young Women

LENANA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY. Lenana Girls High School Daughters of Charity is an organization developed by the girls at Lenana Girls High School for girls in high school and beyond. The organization started in 2014 with the aim of opening more doors...

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Life before Lenana

Life before Lenana

This post is written by an iron-willed young woman who refused to let go of her dream of getting an education. Anne Barbara Simiyu is currently a student at the extraordinary Lenana Girls' High School in Kitale, Kenya, run by our partnering organization Common Ground...

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