Summer 2018 – Kenya
“I have learned more than I could have ever imagined from this summer. Seeing development in practice cannot be taught in a classroom.”
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From the language to the people to the places, it’s hard for me to believe how quickly my daily life has changed since returning from Kenya. I’ll briefly recall some of what made my experience so memorable…
Check out Luke’s blog to learn about his summer with gui2de.
Truth be told, I had no idea what to expect when I stepped off the plane in Nairobi. I had never visited the African continent before, or any developing country for that matter, let alone live in one…
Check out Connor’s blog to learn about his summer with gui2de.
“Habari za Asubuhi!” Good Morning! Every morning begins with an exchange of greetings in Swahili with the Kenyans we interact with. In Kenya, greetings are paramount. Unlike in the US, instead of a “hello, how are you? I’m fine, how about you?” We exchange greetings to ask about the morning, the day, last night, family, and home…
Check out Mitali’s blog to learn about her summer with gui2de.
My time working with gui2de in Kenya was a well-rounded experience and offered me many opportunities to get involved with the Digital Financial Inclusion project portfolio. I attended meetings with project partners in Nairobi, interviewed enumerators for a baseline survey, and assisted with the design of high frequency checks…
Check out Adam’s blog to learn about his summer with gui2de.