As we have been telling others about the session with Kenya, one event continues to stand out. At the very end, after we had talked about food we like, our favorite subject in school, and what sports we like to play, the children asked if we could do the Hokey Pokey together. Across many thousands of miles, and acute cultural and linguistic boundaries, all of the children knew how to boogie! It really impressed me that with all of the differences between these two groups of children, nothing can change the fact that they are God’s children. I could sense that somewhere in each of their hearts, they cared for each other without hesitation. It was a very sweet moment.
Factoids from Maria’s presentation:
Kenya is located in East Africa
The Capital of Kenya is Nairobi
There are more than 60 languages spoken in the country
There are more than 40 ethnic groups that call Kenya home