My excursion to Marsabit in remote northern Kenya showed me just how diverse this country is.  I encountered new cultures, languages, threats, and incredible resilience.

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About the Author: Jessica Shewan is a journalist with World Next Door. She graduated in 2009 from The University of Evansville with a bachelor's degree in History. She loves making new international friends and is passionate about seeing the global church pursue justice and peace!

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  1. Amy Sorrells said... 


    November 2nd, 2009 at 1:25 pm  

    Beautiful and thought-provoking album, Jessica! Prayers and praise for your safety and for the people of that region!

  2. Jo Nading said... 


    November 2nd, 2009 at 3:28 pm  

    Wow. You are seeing and experiencing so much. I am so happy for you – and so very glad you continue to share so much. I look forward to hearing more about this trip and meeting more people. You do everything with clarity and purpose it seems….and you articulate so very well. Love reading about your journey. Blessings to you Jessica!

  3. Nick Kirongo said... 


    November 3rd, 2009 at 2:03 am  

    Wow, great photos. Its amazing how God uses people to touch other peoples lives. I should plan a trip to Marsabit and get to know my country better.

  4. Mohamed Hassan said... 


    November 5th, 2009 at 7:41 am  

    A wonderful initiative. Thanks for coming to Marsabit to see exactly how the poor and marginalised innocent Kenya people of the Nothern are. It’ss better you are telling than being told. I’ll keep posting you more and support you where i am(marsabit) Thanks to Jessica and the World Next door crew.

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