Category Archives: Marsabit

Washed away

It was time to leave Marsabit. We booked again with MAF and were waiting for the plane at the airstrip. Weather conditions seemed to get rainy which could interfere with an airplane getting there. The Odyssey started: the flight was … Continue reading

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Greeeeeeeeeen

It is just incredible how fast the grass grows after some rain showers. Since 10 days there is constant rain in Marsabit and ever since you see the grass growing. It seems so bizarre in this landscape which used to … Continue reading

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Hard working women

A colleague from another NGO took me to see one of their projects: a cash-for-result activity to desilt existing dams, where rain water is collected – if there is rain. It was very informative and at the same time nice … Continue reading

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Crushed by a camel

It happened on the way home from the office. We walked (new feeling after Haiti!) over the dusty streets towards the setting sun. Marsabit is quite rural, many pastoralists walk with their animals back and forth for seeking water or … Continue reading

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Dusty impressions…

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Marsabit, Kenya

Now here I am: in Marsabit, Northern Kenya. There have been complaints of not staying in Austria from many, many people. But you know me… It’s my job! Again with Caritas Austria, this time as project coordinator during the emergency … Continue reading

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