In May, in the context of the introduction of Malaria Rapid Diagnosis Tests, the Nice View Medical Centre was ranked the best health care institution of Kwale County.
In advance, the Ministry of Health had sent test patients to every clinic and performed audits (Kenyan health institutions have to keep accounts of the number and results of all malaria tests carried out) and was obviously impressed by our high hospital standards, particularly in the laboratory.
In the Christmas holidays we went with the older children to a snake farm.
There they have black and green mambas, puff adders and cobras, the most poisonous snakes Kenya’s. We learned a lot about fauna and flora, since they have also a small botanical garden. One of the highlights was certainly the fun grass. It starts to rotate as soon as it gets in contact with water.
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At the end of last year, Regina's mother died unexpectedly. After long discussions with the youth welfare office, Regina was allowed to attend the mourning ceremony and visit her mother's grave, escorted by a youth welfare assistant and three of our employees. Her mother was buried on the day she passed away, but the Massai mourning rituals usually last for three days....read more
After Neema said a prayer, also this year the children began to search for their Easter baskets (filled with eggs, sweets, rubbers and other little things). They were all as keen as mustard, especially the 5 boys from outside that attend our class 8. It was something completely new for them.
Thereafter all got together in the little Banda (a roofed open room) next to the boys‘ house and the children re-enacted the Easter story which Mickey studied with them beforehand.