African greetings from Nancy!

July 31, 1999 by Steve Peifer

Hello to all: Wish I could write each of you individually, but I have a few other things to do than correspond! Now that we have been here for a whole week and a day, I’ll try to describe life. Please be aware that this is vacation time at the school and as of August 30, life will change. RVA sits on the side of the escarpment of Rift Valley. We live at the very top. (This means that going anywhere...

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Greetings from Africa!

July 29, 1999 by Steve Peifer

It has been an extraordinary month for us, and I hope we can share some of the highlights. We spent three amazing weeks in Pearl River, New York getting prepared for a year of service in Africa. The instructors were amazing; PHd’s who had lived in the brush for years. The combination of wisdom and experience was fascinating. Three things stood out: One instructor spoke of the difference in culture. In the West, if a kid hits a ball through a...

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