Posts by Eloise Hockett

What happens when one is in the middle of an unexpected storm?

What happens when one is in the middle of an unexpected storm?

By John Muhanji It is written in the book of Mark 4:35-41 that Jesus calmed the storm when it appeared abruptly...

Friends School Gahumbwa Library Project

Friends School Gahumbwa Library Project

Can you imagine a secondary school without a library?? This certainly is not acceptable for a girls high school!  Marafiki...

Allan Afanda Memorial Fund

Allan Afanda Memorial Fund

The Allan Afanda Memorial Fund was started as a way to honor the life of this young man who was...

Collaboration through Technology Initiatives

Collaboration through Technology Initiatives

Raspberry-pi Technology Transforms Rural Communities/Schools in Kenya One of Marafiki’s goals is to collaborate with others as much as possible...

Collaboration in Practice

Collaboration in Practice

Marafiki’s tagline states: “collaborators in development”.  Two of the Marafiki board members (Eloise and John) experienced the power of effective...

The Power of Building Relationships

The Power of Building Relationships

Cultural Humility and relationships How do we undertake such important work with others and maintain the posture of humility? As...

Cultural Humility

Cultural Humility

Over the past several years, several of my colleagues and I have been studying the concept of cultural humility as...

Empowering the Girl Child

Empowering the Girl Child

Adolescent girls in developing countries such as Kenya face challenges to their education, including illiteracy, exposure to violence; social stigmas;...

Support for High School Scholarships

Support for High School Scholarships

Scholarships Education is a crucial initiative in improving the lives of students in Kenya. Acquiring at least a primary education...