Karthik Kumar


About Karthik Kumar

Karthik is a 3rd Year Medic at Cambridge, but this summer he has been living in Gambogi in Western Kenya, working with Simbi Secondary School


Learning lessons beyond the classroom – an honest reflection of my summer in Kenya

Karthik is a 4th Year Medic at Cambridge, but in summer 2018 he was living in Gambogi in Western Kenya, working with Simbi Secondary School. Learning to live conspicuously In Gambogi I am quickly pegged as a foreigner. When I am out and about, I am generally stared at and have a chorus of onlookers call out “mzungu” to get my attention. “Mzungu” officially meant “white person”, but it’s a broad church and in practice […]