Soccer and Safari

The last couple of days has been full of work, fun and sightseeing. On Tuesday, the group worked int he garden at the local high school and played a big game of soccer with the students. Then, on Wednesday, they spent some time at one of the Streets of Hope homes , planting trees and…

Work and Fun in Nakuru

Sorry for the delay in posting on the blog, there has been some internet issues. For the past few days, the Belmont group of student-athletes and administrators have been working around the Nakuru area. On Saturday and Sunday, the group worked at the Children’s Home operated by Street of Hope, playing and speaking with the…

Day 6

Hey guys! Burton and LT here telling you about the events of day 6 in Kenya.   Today we woke up at the crack of dawn to the sound of an actual rooster crow outside of our windows and only 5 new mosquito bites. If you were curious I (LT) currently have 18 mosquito bites.…

Church and Radio

By: Kyle and Elliot Hey everyone, we missed yesterday, so today the blog will recap the past two days. On Saturday, the day began with a program put on by the boys of Section 58, Naka, and some of the older boys. Each of the groups danced, sang, and did it all with beautiful smiles…

Painting and Fútbol

By: Dan Today was a very eventful day in Nakuru. However, before we go into the summary of the day, we wanted to share some of our favorite quotes of the day.   “Zoinks!! Nakuru is fun!” –Burton Sampson “Heebee Geebees! I’ve got paint all over my shorts!” – LT “I got the paint in…

Another Day in Kenya

Day 5 By Allie Today in Nakuru, we started off our day at the youngest home. Mwariki is the initial home in which the boys will begin their journey at Street of Hope. The children were quite young and were dealing with quite a bit of adversity being that they were only there for about…

First Taste of Nakuru

Day 4: By Ellie After 4 days of travel, we made it. The route to Nakuru, Kenya entailed a few broken airplanes, a walk through the streets of Amsterdam, roadside packs of wild zebras and baboons, as well as many bumpy roads. But, our first day in Nakuru proved that the wait was well worth…