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Empowerment of the People: a Fight for a New Constitution in Kenya
My ICRP allowed me to conduct on-site research on the Kenyan constitution and political system by participating in an internship with the National Convention Executive Council (NCEC). During my experience with the NCEC I ...
Working in the AIDS Ward of Amurt Health Clinic
Working in a small health clinic in Kenya was not easy; however it was one of the most meaningful experiences of my life. Every day when I entered the clinic, there would be people sitting all along the walls of the third ...
Observing Presidential Elections in Kenya
The 2002 General Elections of Kenya were a turning point for the nation, demonstrating tremendous growth in the national political culture. Though many electoral offenses were observed, the elections were generally agreed ...
Women Behind the Veil: Toward a Cultural and Religious Understanding of the States of Muslim Women
Throughout Islamic history, institutions and modes of thought devised by early Muslim societies have donned the core discourses of Islam and have played a central role in defining women's place in Muslim societies. Across ...
Tapping Women's Resource Knowledge: The Marketing of Medicinal Plants by the Maasai in Gikomba Market, Nairobi
Throughout East Africa, Maasai women have always managed and utilized plant resources. Masaai women are not merely passive gatherers of plant products They actively manage and utilize plant resources. They decide where and ...
The Body Ornamentation of the Maasai: A Gender-Focused Study
The clips we in America get to see of Kenya are few. A selected slice of culture is delivered to our living rooms via television shows, our co1fee tables via the glossy pages of National Geographic, and our classrooms via ...
The Struggle to Print: The plight of the writer of fiction in Kenya
Every place on earth has a story to tell. It is left up to the humans who inhabit this globe to tell the story of nature from generation to generation. The people of Kenya are writing, and they have been years. Even though ...
Culture as Reflected in Language: A Comparison of English and Kiswahili
This study is a comparison of English Language and the Kiswahili Languages. Its aim is to demonstrate how each of these respective cultures have influenced the respective languages. Because there are many aspects of ...
Abortion in Kenya: A Clinical Case Study
Women in Labor: Working as a Labor/Delivery Nurse in Nairobi's Kenyatta National Hospital
Before I went to Kenya, I was very interested in maternal health and midwifery, so I decided to continue exploring this interest while abroad. In Kenya, over fifty percent of all children are not born in a hospital; so ...