‘Hope For Hope’ Archive

New Year Day Mid-Construction Review January 3, 2013 No Comments

No better way to start the year off then a trip to the Hope for Hope Little Drop’s Children’s Home.  It was Mr. Selveraj, Mr. Mwendwa, and I driving up together, the private vehicle makes the trip very easy.  As we passed Lake Naivasha, the scattered Zebra’s and Thomson Gazelles, and a few baboons, I […]

11/25/12 Completion of “Phase 1″…onto “Phase 2″ of construction December 10, 2012 No Comments

Three weeks after construction of “Phase 1” started I am back in Nyahururu to see the progress. I came once inbetween the start and the finish to see how the construction was going. Standing here now it is hard not to be overwhelmed with joy and filled with excitement to get this Home operational and […]

11/20/12 Driving to Nyahururu to Begin Phase 1 of Construction December 2, 2012 No Comments

Over the next two weeks I had several meetings with potential engineers/contractors, both in Nyahururu and in Nairobi.  After evaluating their work and going over their price estimates and schedules, we decided to go with Simon Muchiri from Nyahururu.  Simon has a good track record with the physical planning office and county council office both in […]

9/22 to 10/20- Permit Acquisitions for Building November 29, 2012 No Comments

Mr. Selveraj, my friend and consultant Kevin, a student of Mr. Selveraj who is from the area named George, and myself went to Nyahururu to visit Simon Muchiri, the potential engineer who will be responsible for building the first structures of the Children’s Home. We met in Nyahururu town and quickly escaped the crowded main […]

September 18th, 2012- Arrival in Nairobi, Kenya November 24, 2012 No Comments

I arrived in Nairobi via Cairo at 3:45 am, Tuesday morning. I picked up a taxi from the airport and together, the driver and I, navigated the step by step instructions to get to my flat. See, my flat doesn’t have an address and that’s just one of those things about Nairobi; the place you […]