Communal Joy

Communal Joy

by Kirstin Rodrigues, a member of the SkillCorps® Kenya October 2018 team Backstory: I’ve been to Kenya twice before, but never with SkillCorps, so I’m a little familiar with Kenyan culture. Part of the reason I took this trip was to see what autism in Kenya looked...
Small Steps

Small Steps

by Ashley Stiles, a member of the SkillCorps® Kenya October 2018 team Walking in the doors for our first day of work at Kaizora, I know I am not the only one on my team who had no idea what to expect. We had some information- Kaizora is run by the only BCBA in East...
Getting settled in Nairobi

Getting settled in Nairobi

by Joslyn Howanyk, a member of the SkillCorps® Kenya October 2018 team Kaizora, a place for learning, teaching and growing. Not just for the students, but for the staff as well, including us. I had no idea what to expect and I was greeted with kindness and an abundant...

THANK YOU!

I am scrolling through my vocabulary trying to come up with a word to sum up my experience after 3 days in Kenya and, after ten minutes, I concede. In such a short period of time I have experienced a myriad of emotions which has left me contemplative and speechless;...

Do a Few Things Better

My experience with the Global Autism Project has taken me more than half way around the world being that I started in Hawaii.  Orientation was in New York, which made going the long way around to Kenya worth it so I could meet my SkillCorps team members.  I also...