PHOTOS OF THE MONTH 

May 2021

The Kenya Rising staff regularly take pictures during field work, when they are out of the office conducting small workshops or visiting families and schools. To encourage great photography and to provide motivation for taking the best pictures possible, we on the Friends of Kenya Rising board have been voting for our favorite photos and in doing so choosing the “Top Ten” photos for each month. Because the fruits of our staff members’ work is informative and inspiring, we are not surprised that the photos they take are also informative and inspiring. As we share below the Top Ten photos from May 2021, we would like to voice our appreciation for all staff members’ efforts supporting students and families as they build a better future. Thanks to each and every one of the dedicated and hard working Kenya Rising staff.

  • #1

    A hardworking father and carpenter, doing what he does best and grinning all the while.

    by Milicent Kavayi
  • #2

    A woman and her family’s new, in-progress pit latrine built through the Healthy Homes program.

    by Gloria Aluvala
  • #3

    A mother at her small business kiosk looks on as her daughter examines some of the beans for sale.

    by Gloria Aluvala
  • #4a (tie)

    Showing off her onions during an agriculture officer’s farm visit.

    by Ibrahim Murunga
  • #4b (tie)

    A local village “cluster” group of guardians recives fruit tree seedlings

    by Electine Nasimiyu
  • #6a (tie)

    Five brothers just home from school pose for a photo outside their house

    Ibrahim Murunga
  • #6b (tie)

    A grandmother shows off her family’s orange tree starting to bear fruit; they received the seedling from us about two years ago.

    by Dennis Mutimba
  • #6c (tie)

    A happy couple receive mango and papaya seedlings that will provide fruit for their children and for sale

    Dennis Mutimba
  • #9a (tie)

    A young man shows off his table-setting skills at college; he is enrolled in a food service and catering vocational training program under UKR scholarship.

    by Ben Kevin Ouma
  • #9b(tie)

    A woman hauling a sack of fodder after giving a portion to the family cow.

    Millicent Kavayi

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