Happiness is Happening

These children have contagious smiles. And good news: they smile a lot. (Smiles) As Jake and I approach the basketball court in Nyamirama, eyes widen, feet shuffle, chatter erupts. This is our first court visit and the local crowd, I notice, quickly matches our excitement. We are greeted with handshakes, high fives, and thoroughly practiced …

Here We Go

Have you ever caught yourself stuck in a smiling daze? Your eyes are open, but you see nothing. Your body mass is fixed, but you feel weightless. Your ears are capable, but choose not to listen. You return to reality after this meditative two minutes or so, a little embarrassed and confused, checking your surroundings …

First Time Champions!

So the league games have come to a close which brought us to playoff time!!! The teams in the finals were: Rukara and Rwinkwavu Primary. Nyamirama Boys and Girls along with Gahini Boys and Girls. I am very proud of all the teams that made it to the playoffs, but particularly Gahini. It was their …