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December 7, 2018

Thank you for visiting my blog, I hope that I can write as much as possible when I am in Kakuma, of course it depends on if I have reasonable access to the internet! Please also keep in contact with me GoFundMe.

I wanted to share info that I gathered about where I am tr...

December 7, 2018

Hello! Its been a busy few months since I started my job at FotoFest International as the Program Coordinator for Literacy Through Photography.

I am excited to announce that my students as well as many other amazing LTP students will be displaying their work at FotoFini...

April 23, 2017

Hello! I'm thrilled to say that my talkback at the Landing Theatre in Houston was such a joy. Thank you to Troy Scheid and David Rainey for the opportunity to share my photographs and students stories. My exhibition will be on display at the theatre through May 13th. 

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March 12, 2017

This weekend I was looking back on travels, grad school, and reflecting on my growth as an educator. Below is a excerpt reflection paper from May 2011. I smile because of the things I have learned, the lessons my students have taught me, the things I have already accom...

September 2, 2016

Yesterday, was my last full day in the Kakuma Refugee Camp and it was packed full of adventure, visits, donations, and learning!

Marti and I began our morning by visiting Madam Millicent at the Angelina Jolie Girls Boarding school. We shared with her the LTP curriculum,...

September 1, 2016

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Today was a day of celebrating! Both Marti and my LTP classes wrapped up today by combining classes we were able to have our students meet and discuss issues in Kakuma. It was wonderful to hear the adult students share their thoughts and perspect...

August 30, 2016

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Its been a crazy few days of ups and downs. Friday, capped off our week. The students and reviewed our family discussions and began planning for self portraits. They were instructed to dress in their best and bring something precious or cultural...

August 25, 2016

(side story I forgot to share) When I showed the students my dogs- Cookie and Monkey. The first thing they asked was, "what are those for?" Like I was going to eat them! Another person also questioned me that I was feeding them. Such a different perspective. I have als...

August 24, 2016

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Today I learned, well I already knew it, but now its confirmed- Kids are kids no matter what continent you are on! Yesterday, they were quiet, not so much today, well they were still quiet responding to questions! There was much more activity toda...

August 23, 2016

What. An. Amazing. Day! These kids are a dream and are helping me live my dream! I'm so so thrilled to be here I can't even put it into words. This morning after a crepe like breakfast we piled into a van, picked up students, and got to the school to set up. There were...

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