Sharon Bowers Teacher, Ukarumpa International School, Papua New Guinea Part One I asked my son last night if he preferred homeschooling (which we did on furlough) or going to school here in Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea.  “Going to school, Mom,” was his response.  “Definitely going to school.” To flesh...

Samuel and Hanna Kingsbury, teachers, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Imagine a sprawling acacia tree casting shade on a hot African plain. And beneath it, there are people. Standing. Moving. Singing. There’s a drummer hammering out a beat on a well-worn skin drum. And the song: you can’t...

Hanna Kingsbury, teacher, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Learn more about becoming a teacher of children of missionaries. I am sitting here at Rift Valley Academy in Kijabe, Kenya, wrapped up in a blanket, listening to the sound of the birds outside the window and the rumble of...

Hanna Kingsbury, Teacher, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Learn more about becoming a teacher of children of missionaries. The house smelled of evergreen candles and raspberry crisp as the door burst open to admit six energetic and excited tenth graders.  In moments, they were settled around our living...

Anna Dickard With no offense to your favorite coffee shop, chai is much more than a fancy hot beverage. In Kenya, chai is made by boiling milk, tea and a lot of sugar together, but it’s the thought behind it that makes it important. Chai is...

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