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06/10: Development Meeting and Jars

Hello Everyone, I am looking forward to a Development Team meeting in a couple of weeks.  Let’s shoot for Thursday, June 19th at 6:00 PM. If that doesn’t work for you please let me know. In other news, the RROP jars are ready for distribution. It would be great if…...

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06/05: The 3000 Liter Water Tank Stand II

We let the foundation firm up for a day or so and then put our backs in it again, figuring that if all went well we would finish by sunset. Now it’s just reconnecting the drip lines for the 5 acre trees and letting them drink again in this prematurely…...

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06/04: The 3000 Liter Water Tank Stand

We had the stone, the sand, the ballast, the cement, the lumber, and a growing case of building fever. So we set to it and in three work days raised a modest 6’x6’x6′ water tower of babel. Despite of the fact that the mutually unintelligible chattering was limited to just…...

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05/13: Truckin’

I woke about 5:30, rolled around a little, got up, cut a lemon in half, squeezed it into a glass of water and eased into a morning routine and the three things that give me a decent shot at making sense of the day and the days. I read, a…...

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05/06: Container Delivery

“Is it safe?” That was the question we were asking. Not with a high speed dental drill in hand, but with an eye to the five day forecast. We needed a five day window, three with no rain in the past and two with none coming so we could book…...

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05/04: The Walk Reaches Africa

WOW!! What a day! I can’t tell you how moving it is to see the photos of the Walkathon. To see so many of you united in your efforts for the project, on what looks like it must have been a beautiful Stockton spring day, walking with your Red Rhino…...

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05/03: A Successful Walk

We are pleased to announce our Walk for the Red Rhino Orphanage Project was a complete success! Held on May 3rd at the University of the Pacific, this event raised over $25,000 toward our building campaign in Kenya. This was the second walk-a-thon event organized by members of the International…...

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04/22: Sticks & Quarried Stones

Over the past couple of days, Gilbert and I, and for part of the time a young stone worker, Murafu, laid out and built the footings for an 8’x20′ cargo container which I bought last week, which we’ll use for secure storage. We dove headlong into the arithmetic world and…...

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04/16: Journal Feed Sign Up

Hello Again, I just launched a new journal sputnik into cyberspace. I know I said there wouldn’t be any more of these little reminders, and that’s mostly true, sort of. Of the six hundred or so of you who have given us your email address so you could be the…...

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04/13: Mildred and Gilbert have a baby boy!!!

Yesterday morning about 7:ooam, Gilbert and I were dealing with an unpleasant police matter when Gilbert got a phone call. It was Mildred, telling Gilbert that she had delivered a healthy baby boy. [singlepic=356,320,240,,]Kenyans don’t go in for baby measurements, so no report on the weight and length. Just that…...

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