Hekima Place – Investing in girls and communities

Hekima Place Inc. is located at Corner Baridi in Kiserian, Kajiado County.Incorporated in 2005 as a US 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, it also registered as a trust in Kenya the same year. The program began with just 10 girls in a rented facility in Karen, headed by Founding Director, Kate Fletcher. Since 2005, the trust has been successful in attracting generous …

My first journey out of Europe

My experience in The Cook Islands changed my life. For someone who had never been out of Europe, enrolling on the programme was the first step towards stretching the parameters of my comfort zone to its fullest. Whilst embarking on the journey I learnt a great deal about myself. The process of making new friends and having to immerse myself …

Arrive as strangers, leave as friends

I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived on my expedition with Travel Teacher, id been imagining it for months, the experiences id have, the friends id make, but nothing prepared me for this. I have been on expedition for 2 weeks – the best 2 weeks!! It took a me time to find my feet in Fiji, but …

2 Weeks in Aitutaki

Being able to make an impact on a global community while meeting the most amazing group of people has been the most rewarding experience of my life.