Tag Archive: kericho

A Day Spent Tea Picking

Kericho has a warm and temperate climate making it an ideal location for agriculture and in particular, the large scale cultivation of tea. Consequently, for our Personal Social Learning Day, tea picking seemed… Continue reading

Innovation: Lost in time

Innovation: Lost in Time Written by Duncan Fogg, Summer 2014 Kericho Fellow We have been surrounded in recent years by futuristic technology. Our world around us has been flipped forward: social media, 3D… Continue reading

Entrepreneurs won’t save the world, but entrepreneurship might.

Entrepreneurs won’t save the world, but entrepreneurship might. By Charlie Satow, Balloon Kenya 2014 Kericho Fellow. The entrepreneurial energy in a country like Kenya is overwhelming. You can illustrate it with stats: self-employment accounts… Continue reading

The Meaning of “Karibu”

Vendela Gambill, Kericho Fellow 2014 Uncertainty lingers behind the greeting “karibu”. Whether it is a greeting inflicting expectation or a genuine welcome to a country that has experienced a sensational amount of development… Continue reading

The Bernard Challenge: a carwash with no water

By Marthe-Christine Dorum Embretsen, Kericho Fellow 2014 Outlining the main problems Since 2011 Bernard has been running Roben Carwash at Kericho’s Green Stadium. During our first meetings with Bernard we discovered that his… Continue reading

A day in the life of a Programme Manager

Andrea Gamson, Kericho Programme Manager, 2014 7am. Alarm goes off. 7:30am. Second alarm goes off. I go to the bathroom, return to bed. 7.34am. Phone starts vibrating. This usually happens when one of the… Continue reading

A day in the life of Kericho Town

Katrina Kilkenny, Kericho Fellow 2014 The first rays of sunshine cast a glow upon a maze of tea leaves in Kericho, a town located in the highlands west of Kenya’s Rift Valley. This… Continue reading

Hanson Devil: Overqualified but always smiling

Written by Lisa Freiburg, 2014 Kericho Fellow    Hanson Devil : Photograph by Lisa Freiburg (c) Every morning when we get ready for our day and we make our way to breakfast, we are greeted… Continue reading

God’s Bathroom

Duncan Fogg, 2014 Kericho Fellow The local people here call Kericho ‘god’s bathroom’. It’s said with a mixture of humour and pride, but its truth rings true every afternoon when the beaming sun… Continue reading

My first time in a developing country

Pereception Vs Reality Daniel Weber – Kericho Fellow 2014 Having never been before in a developing country, I had many expectations – as well as mixed feelings – about coming to Kenya. I’d… Continue reading