Paving the path to a brighter future - Mzungu! How are you?!

From the moment I entered the dusty, red, rural town of Ndhiwa, the word ‘Mzungu’ has been my personal cheer-leading chant. Roughly translating to ‘Western person’, this word has followed the team and I everywhere we go for the past two weeks. The in-country staff joked pre-arrival that our ability to ignore these inquisitive calls would be their ruler for our patience levels. Apparently, my level is satisfactory. So begins my 3 months in the role of ‘First Aid trainer’ in rural Kenya. We are situated in the rural town of Ndhiwa, located in Nyanza province in the west of the country. Nyanza is the poorest province in Kenya and boasts the highest HIV/AIDS rate in tandem. This, amongst other m

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