PHOTOS OF THE MONTH 

November/December 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 November and December 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 mother and her sons

    by Lucy Khaemba
  • #2a

    Brother and sister displaying bananas the family had just harvested

    by Fred Khaemba
  • #2b

    Children and their cousins eating “githeri” (maize and beans) at home

    by Lucy Khaemba
  • #2c

    A family together inside their kitchen at lunch time

    by Lucy Khaemba
  • #5a

    A grandmother winnowing chaff from the beans she grew

    by Lucy Khaemba
  • #5b

    An 8th grade boy smiles while at home during school holiday

    by Ibrahim Murunga
  • #5c

    A family sitting in front of their water tank provided by UKR

    by Lucy Khaemba
  • #8

    A mother with her family’s new calf that was recently born from the family’s older cow

    by Ibrahim Murunga
  • #9

    Mother and son smile broadly as they receive praise for their good work from a visiting UKR agriculture officer

    by Fred Khaemba
  • #10

    A family happily receives blankets and foodstuffs donated by a Quaker youth group that visited from Nairobi

    by Angela Misesi

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