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Q&A with Dave Saunders

In this interview, we ask Dave Saunders questions about his time in Kenya over the past 10+ years helping to build RROP's presence....

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Backyard BBQ

We awoke on Saturday filled with excitement because the kiddos from Red Rhino were coming over for a barbecue at Dave & Ronah’s home in Nairobi....

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The Much We Can Do

The Nairobi traffic cop and I were trying to arrive at the right figure. The one that would line his pocket adequately, and one that I might actually pay. I was more patient then and the amounts more modest. His final pitch was, “Let us do the much we can…...

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22 September 2013

Hello All, Most of you by now will have heard about the attack by Al Shabob (Al Queda) gunmen and women on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. I won’t attempt a historical overview here, but it has its roots in the Kenya-Somalia conflict that has been simmering for a long…...

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6 June 2013 – Madaraka Weekend

Hello All, July 4th comes early here. June 1 to be exact. It’s Madaraka Day. This year is the 50th anniversary of Kenyan Independence. The weekend is marked by stirring patriotic speeches and lots of national pride. It’s nice. Fifty years. Old and young. Here’s a look at the weekend…...

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3rd Annual Amador Valley and Foothill HS’s Walk-a-thon

Support the Foothill and Amador community at an exciting, family fundraiser to support underprivileged children in Nairobi Kenya! WHAT: Walk-a-thon, games, & lunch WHERE: Amador Valley High School  (track) WHEN: Sunday, April 21, 2013 – 12:00 am Outdoor fun and games free, $25 donation required for lunch and a T-shirt.…...

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7th Annual Red Rhino Walk-a-thon

Come out with friends, family, and/or colleagues, or on your own to the Saint Mary’s High School track for Red Rhino’s 7th Annual Walk-a-thon on Sunday, April 28th.  Registration is at 12:30 PM and the walk begins at 1:00 PM.  There will be fun for all ages featuring food, music,…...

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08 March 2013 – An Election Christmas

Merry Christmarch, As many of you may know, we have just  held Presidential elections here in Kenya. The vote tally is now delayed four days. Four long days. Our own brand of March Madness. But what’s been delayed even longer is the pictures of Christmas here. I just got them.…...

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18 December 2012 – Welcome Back and Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to you all! It has been far too long. If you need to jog your memory…it’s me,  your formerly semi-regular poster and correspondent. If I had been on the ball, I would have fired myself and found you someone with more regular habits. But my irregular habits got…...

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A Special Evening to Benefit RROP

Event: One Under the Stars Date & Time: Saturday, September 8, 2012 – 5:30 in the evening Location: At the beautiful home of Lynette & John Zeiter 9011 Lloyd Lane, Stockton Event Price: $90 per Ticket $1,000 Lincoln Center Shopping Spree Raffle:  $25 per Ticket or 5 for $100. See more info below Wine Tasting, Gourmet…...

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