Letters from Northern Kenya : A Young American Couple's Journey, 1974-1977
Steve and Nancy Elzingavolunteered in1974with Mennonite Central Committee, the relief arm of the Mennonite Churchof North America, and spent thirty months in the village of Garissa, Kenya. Steve worked as an agricultural advisor to the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture and Nancy worked with the Garissa Girls Secondary School and later with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development as a social worker. During their time in Kenya, Nancy wrote over ninety letters to her parents and Steve kepta journal.In one of Steve's last entries, he wrote: "It has been a difficult, sad, lonely, exciting, peaceful and happy experience." This book contains all of those emotions as Steve and Nancy share their experiences of livingin a remote village in Northern Kenya."
- Paperback | 310 pages
- 140 x 216 x 18mm | 395g
- 04 Jun 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations