If you're a trainee chef the opportunity to work in the kitchen at a big training conference might look attractive. The language barrier made this impractical, but a very worthwhile alternative was to volunteer with Care of Creation which is based in Kijabe. This Christian organisation aims to develop and promote farming practices which strengthen rather than damage the environment.
Although it was hard at times, the trip left many wonderful memories. Some highlights were:
...to Chris Amulo, who did so much to set up the visits of the 2013 Youth Encounter team and of the Frere family. We look forward to seeing him again in Birmingham within the next few months.
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