The coffee woman

As the cock crows early in the morning ,even without looking at her “mulika mwizi phone’ mama Mboi knows it is five in the morning , time for her day to begin . She prepares Mboi and his siblings and sets them off for school. In their patched up otherwise clean uniform that sort of looks like all the colours of the rainbow came in unison to sing the national anthem, Continue reading “The coffee woman”

Happy International womens Day

She is …a woman… Happy International women’s day to all dedicated women out there…

She is…

 

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The slopes of Mount Kenya, The great Rift Valley and parts of the lower Eastern region of Kenya are some of the major coffee producing zones in the country.

In the vast coffee fields, semi-divided into small portions ,each individually owned by different families ;hard working Kenyans, coffee farmers are tirelessly taking care of their coffee farms. Their hope is that the coffee will fetch better prices “this time round”

The women are the most hardworking (it is no secret). They want their children to feed, their son to go to school , their daughter to graduate, grand pa to get adequate medication ,so forth and so forth ,simply the basic needs. For the time being anything luxury they peep out through the window! Better still gaze up the sky, at the sight of a passing air plane, That is the nearest many coffee farmers in Kenya get to luxury. No…

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This ‘Town’

I am new here, in this ‘town’. I am yet to know the names of the streets, I know a few lanes though. Do they drive on the left or right? Where I come from it is on the right, oh sorry left. Is there “nyumba kumi” initiative? I don’t know yet, when I get to know I will inform you. Do they look left,right then left and then cross if the road is clear!? Ha Ha, that reminds me of my first days in Nairobi but that’s a story for another day! I rarely read post signs so you … Continue reading This ‘Town’

She is…

The slopes of Mount Kenya, The great Rift Valley and parts of the lower Eastern region of Kenya are some of the major coffee producing zones in the country.

In the vast coffee fields, semi-divided into small portions ,each individually owned by different families ;hard working Kenyans, coffee farmers are tirelessly taking care of their coffee farms. Their hope is that the coffee will fetch better prices “this time round”

Continue reading “She is…”