Friends for 30 years

Posted January 12, 2017 5:48 am by Joyce

Friends for 30 years

Kenya was our first volunteer posting.  We were ‘given’ a family (or maybe they were given us) that would guide and mentor us as we navigated a new culture.  They not only taught us how to take local transport, buy at the market, and greet people, but they also became life-friends.
We’ve just returned from visiting them again.  Thirty years, a multitude of challenges and life celebrations later, they are family.  Volunteering not only gave us the chance to learn, but gave us a family.  VICS’ two-year volunteer opportunity gives the gift of time – time to learn, time to grow

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