For those that may remember, last year I wrote a 30 before 30 bucket list, 30 things that I had to do in my 29th year. One thing that I had wanted to complete was an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift. Years and years ago when I was a kid, me, my mum and sister had put one together and when I discovered that they also do it in the USA too, I thought it’d be nice to do something for someone else!
I visited Kenya back in 2007 and it’s a country I’ve surprisingly never written about. I’m not sure if it’s been from the pressures of ‘responsible’ travel or what, but after thinking long and hard about my visit to a school in Africa I’ve decided to write about my experience. As someone that’s been working in the education industry for 5 years, in 2 different countries, it’s interesting to now look back on my time in Kenya.