Why do we close our eyes when we pray, cry, kiss, dream? – By Alessia from Italy

Because the most beautiful things in life are not seen but felt only by the heart ♥️ Yep this has been my second time volunteering with Better Me Kenya in Korando and more than ever I feel part of this amazing, joyfull, sharing, loving BIG FAMILY!  ...

Project #AdventureHappiness visits Korando

Mmh🤔 have you ever asked yourself "What does happiness mean to you?" and "What makes you happy?"😃  Our team of volunteers, guided by Oliver Fecht, with help of our teachers, have been out and about to find out what makes us all happy, especially the...

45 Hours to Korando- by Siva from Fiji Islands, South Pacific

Our journey started off in the South Pacific and across two continents to get to Korando, Kisumu. A total of 45 hours by flight. The journey was not as difficult as I would have imagined as I was accompanied by my partner who had previously visited Korando two years...

From the Head to the Heart – by Elise from the Netherlands

It is often said that “the best things come unexpectedly”, and my time in Korando has come as an unforeseen, but life-changing surprise. One phrase sums up my stay here—it has been an unplanned, but wonderful experience. When I initially left my native Holland in...

The spirit of oneness – by Judith from Argentina

"Thanks to each of those who shared time with me in BetterMe Kenya, you became a part of myself." Franco was sitting on the counter and, while we were doing some games to improve his english, i was preparing pop corn for the kids that were watching a video inside the...

The precious Mama Dolfine – by Vivian Anyango from Kenya

The precious Mama Dolfine We really love you Mama Dolfine we love you, for you have a special place in our hearts forever No matter how hard it is we still love you, yes no matter how hard it is  we still love you. You have given us a special foundation. For the free...

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Volunteer in Kenya – I Simply Feel Part Of The Korando Family

Volunteer in Kenya – I Simply Feel Part Of The Korando Family

By Martina from Italy - When I get up in the morning, the first thing I do is having coffee and opening the Better Me facebook page. I read all the news, enjoy for the progress and try to recognize everybody in the pictures. It looks like that after two weeks I still...

Volunteer in Kenya: Truly inspiring – by Freda from China

Volunteer in Kenya: Truly inspiring – by Freda from China

First of all, it is located in the countryside of Kisumu, a city less international that the ones you may be very familiar with. So you will encounter some interesting local culture and people. And the school is surrounded by mountains where you can go hiking with the...

Volunteer in Kenya – True friendships by Justin from the U.S.

Volunteer in Kenya – True friendships by Justin from the U.S.

Well, looks like my time here at the Korando Center is coming to an end as I get ready to catch a flight home in four days, after having spent the past six months on this fascinating continent. While the first five months studying at the University of Cape town in...

A Typical African Adventure – by Nicky from Belgium

A Typical African Adventure – by Nicky from Belgium

VOLUNTEER IN KENYA: Ndere Island, Impala Park and a lot of unforeseen circumstances During the second week of my stay at Korando, David, Mareile, Angela, Leti and me were making plans for the weekend. We came to the idea to make a trip with the children who live at...

My first week volunteering in Kenya – by Flore from Belgium

My first week volunteering in Kenya – by Flore from Belgium

After only one week staying here in Africa, Charlotte and I have already experienced so many things. Every day here seems different: not one single day without surprises. We got a very warm welcome by everyone; David welcomed us in Entebbe at the airport and took us...