Kenya Orders Closure of two refugee camps, gives ultimatum to UN agency

Ooof! Every time I think things are rough, I'm reminded that others have it much rougher. Nearly half (15 out of 38) of my online students live in (and sometimes have grown up in) the Kakuma Refugee camp operated by the UNHCR in Kenya, Africa. They've suffered terribly with genocide and drought in their home countries, over-crowding, and related problems in a camp designed to hold one-third of the 190,000 residents, and the Covid pandemic. Now, in about 2 weeks, they are likely to be homeless again as their camp has been ordered to close. And that's just my two classes! There are dozens of other students in other classes that may be affected.

2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Laissez-faire seems to get a bad rap most of the time. In almost every discussion about leadership styles, laissez-faire is characterized as a weak way of leading a team. Author Dr. Kimberly Alyn, in

A colleague recently asked "What is your approach to forming teams or committees? Either in clubs or your organizations. Is it solely structure-based or do you refer to personality tests or any other

The busker looked me right in the eye and grinned, displaying a missing tooth and at least one more that looked like it was on its last legs. I liked what he was playing--a Rodney Crowell tune. He loo