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February 2011

Endulen Diary Vol. 26, #2 February 2011 Hands, During a Maasai service at the outstation of Mokilal, nestled in the hill country just West of Ngorongoro crater, I was distracted. Years ago, in the middle seventies, when the first Maasai priests began to be ordained, they got together and decided on a common policy. Their […]

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January 2011

Endulen Diary Vol. 26, #1 January 2011 I am happy to report that because of the generosity of the readers of this newsletter, I have been able to assist with full payment of tuition and other school fees twelve Maasai girls and eight Maasai boys for the first half of 2011. Also partial help in […]

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December 2010

Endulen Diary Vol. 25, #4 December 2010 Half way through medical training, Naishorua OlDumu is with us for the Christmas holidays. She has now finished a year and a half of her Physician?s Assistant medical training at Machame Hospital on Mount Kilimanjaro. She returns in January for the last year and a half of her […]

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November 2010

Endulen Diary Vol. 25, #3 November, 2010 Maasai girls at risk as high school closes for the year A number of the girls have come to stay with us here at Endulen. They are in danger of being forcibly married off during leave time. Also there is the danger of getting pregnant since young girls […]

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October 2010

Endulen Diary Vol. 25, #2 October, 2010 Electric razor Bee attack, ideas welcome: During the summer while on home leave I got myself an electric razor so that I could keep shaving during recovery from carotid artery surgery. It was so easy to use and did such a good job that I have continued to […]

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September 2010

Endulen Diary Vol. 25, #1 September, 2010 Medical issues have occupied me for most of this year. In June I went to the states for medical checkups and extensive dental work. That stuff went on for most of my time at Hemet California, our retirement place in the states and where I spent my three-month […]

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December 2009

Endulen Diary Vol. 24, #12 December, 2009 First Days of Narropil Sironga at Tumaini University MY LIFE AT IRINGA Iringa is one of the regions in Southern Tanzania. It is a rocky southern highland area. Our university is located at Iringa municipal council. Indigenous people living in Iringa region include the Wahehe, Wabena and Wakinga. […]

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November 2009

Endulen Diary Vol. 24, #11 November, 2009 Lesiniga and Lingiria take a Bad Trip In 1994 my older brother Lingiria and I found places in a land rover bound for Arusha town. I had never been out of Endulen and Lingiria was taking me to begin my studies as a carpenter at technical school. On […]

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October 2009

Endulen Diary Vol. 24, #10 October, 2009 People are more and more left to sink or swim on their own. On a recent morning Lemalali together with his small son Mpising drove their cattle to the Oldugum stream to drink. On the way, one of the cows fell into a small ravine and due to […]

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