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Corn Crisis

Corn is the staple food among the Maasai. Most people don’t have enough cattle to depend on milk, so milk becomes a supplement to the daily meal of corn porridge. The corn is ground and mixed with water, a little bit of milk and some cooking oil and sugar if one has them. Now corn […]

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Tutoring & Insulin

Intense Tutoring. At mid-year and at the end of the year we put on a remedial program for the weaker students in our local grade school. Christmas vacation saw our volunteer teachers working with the weaker students of all the different classes. In addition we gave special attention to the students that are beginning their […]

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Baboon Attack

Yesterday I was returning home from taking one of my students to the hospital at Karatu some two and a half hours away. As usual I stopped at the gated entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation area to sign in. Having parked in the tourist car clogged parking lot, I got out of the car and […]

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High School for Two Girls

Next week two Maasai girls from Olbalbal will begin their high school studies at Digodigo Secondary School in the Sonja valley, some six hours drive from here. They have been selected by the Education Department from among the students just graduated from our local primary school. One new wrinkle this year in the tally of […]

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