In October and November of 2015, a team of six Pangea members traveled to East Africa to visit with our grant partners, both present and past. Here are some of their impressions and learnings from the field. KENYA Warm smiles, gracious gestures, and incredible gratitude was palpable on our adventures in Kenya as we visited our partner organizations and the communities they serve - among the most marginalized people in East Africa. It was 10 days of action-packed, exhilarating experiences opening my eyes wider to what rural life in Kenya is like. Much of our time was spent in the...[ Read More ]
Pangea Giving co-founder, Allan Paulson, recently returned from 15 days in Kenya visiting four of our current partners, two for the first time, and ‘interviewing’ a couple of other prospective partner organizations. Following are his impressions:  I arrived in Nairobi a few days after the end of the terrorist siege at Westgate Mall, not without misgivings. But I was met by a familiar face, Raphael Okumu, a long-time Pangea partner and iLEAP fellow. Raphael accompanied me on all the site visits and he opened his home to me in Nakuru. His insights were invaluable. Since I have been to Kenya four...[ Read More ]