Safari Njema, Kifaru!

We just got word from Alison and Simon, our extraordinary Overseas Educators, that the entire group is safely on their flight and currently in the air on their way home.… Read More

Stonetown Magic

The thing about Stonetown, Is you don’t realize you could know new flavors until you get here. Being here is like the sudden discovery of a new color; you think… Read More


We spent the past week at the Special Needs Education Center (SNEC) up in the hills outside of Kabale, Uganda. The center is home to primary school-aged children with physical… Read More

Lake Bunyoni

Hills of green and skies of immense fluffy white clouds were the scene as we loaded up into our dugout canoes for our 3 day trek in lake Bunyoni. The… Read More

Crazy Amazing

Hello and welcome to the cool side of the blog, I am Valiant Val and I will be your host today as we follow the adventures of one group of… Read More

Photo Updates from Kifaru

The group just landed in Rwanda today after some epic travel adventures. Below are a few photos courtesy of Alison and Simon. Enjoy! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item… Read More


Hello again! So much has happened since my last post…I don’t know where to begin. I guess I can start by saying that everything has been great so far! So… Read More


Arriving in Africa has been very exciting, overwhelming and amazing. There are so many words I could use to describe the emotions and ideas I have thus far attached with… Read More

Five Day Forecast

Karibu, and greetings from Tanzania! My friend Aydan and I are currently sitting in an internet cafe in downtown Morogoro. We took a stroll around the city, browsed shops, and… Read More

First Week

Hujambo! We are currently on a scavenger hunt exploring the town of Morogoro in Tanzania! Yesterday we went on a walk/hike to a waterfall where we cooled off with some… Read More

Safely in Tanzania!

Our Kifaru crew is safely settled into their hostel for the night in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Simon and Alison report that everyone is happy if a bit road weary,… Read More