On Thursday and Friday of this week, STRIVE Kenya got the privilege of attending the Kenyan Olympic Trials in Eldoret – a once-in-a-lifetime chance. Our experience started out by making it through a long security line on Thursday morning just in time to watch the women’s 10K race, featuring Betsy Saina, our neighbor at the […]

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Things at the High Altitude Training Centre (HATC) have been going smoothly this week. The high school STRIVErs arrived on Sunday after a long flight and a night in Nairobi. They have been adjusting well to the altitude and the busy service days. After an easy two-miler on Monday, they have all split up into […]

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Week 3 Alie & Aleza

Posted by · on June 29, 2016 · in STRIVE-Peru · with 0 Comments

Hola! Alie and Aleza here, live from Pisaq, Peru! It’s the middle of our third week here and we all have increased our teaching loads. Groups of us began teaching at Divino de Corazon, a school in Pisaq with kids ranging from 6 to 17 years of age. We all found the new experience different […]

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First Week in Iten

Posted by · on June 20, 2016 · in Uncategorized · with 0 Comments

We have reached to conclusion of our first week, which has been anything but uneventful. After some much needed sleep, we set out to look out over the Rift Valley from Pride Rock. It was as if Elton John were right there serenading us with “The Circle of Life.” Though Strive has typically focused on […]

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