Summer 2018


Life in Kakamega – by Jennifer Zhang

Landing in Kenya with my enthusiasm and passion, I have been experiencing all kinds of different things in this unique country for the past month. I got to encounter different people and come across cultural specific moments in central house, schools and downtown, exploring the small county Kakamega as a college student from China. Jackie Chan and Ching Chong Chan Being Chinese in Kenya makes up loads of special moments of the experience. For example, […]


From 13 to 23 in two weeks

My experience with EPAfrica has taken me straight to my role on the 2018 summer team, a volunteer coordinator in Kakamega. Before I arrived three weeks ago, one of the main sentiments that had stuck in my mind from the website was that this, my sixth time in East Africa, was another ‘opportunity for personal development’. I did not, however, anticipate that this development would be so plainly visible in the age estimates I have […]


Our first week at George Khaniri Jepkoyai, Kakamega

by Soham Dalwani and Zahan Bharucha It only truly hits you that you are a Project Worker, when you enter the school compound and are instantly greeted by a wave of ‘how are you’s from over a hundred students at once. For more than half a year we wondered what the experience will be like, where we will be living and how we can help; but all these questions fade away when you see the […]