News and articles from Ronnie and Maggie Briggs

Been and Gone!

Now that all of the MPO’s have had time to settle back into the daily routine of their life back home, they’ve had time to reflect on their experiences in Kenya. Here are a few of their thoughts and feelings.

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Posted on Wed, 26 Sep 2007

Is it an end or a beginning?

Our time in Kenya is coming to an end and after 21 visitors over 3 months, more than 500 lovingly prepared evening meals, thousands of kilometres travelled over rough roads and hundreds of people befriended I think we can deem the Mission Placement Opportunity (MPO) experiment a success! With so many people on their way back to their various parishes enthused and encouraged by their contact with Kajiado then we can be sure that the partnership link between the Churches in Ireland and Kajiado will go on from strength to strength.

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Posted on Mon, 10 Sep 2007

Something Worth Thinking About

The first week in August saw the third wave of Mission Placement Opportunist’s arrive here with us in Isinya. Six people in total, all with a range of skills from a nurse to a minister, a retired teacher, TEE support and a Mother’s Union worker.

They go off each day in different directions to carry out their work, and come together again in the evening to share the stories of the day. It’s always interesting listening to the various experiences and to help them to understand parts of the culture which they’ve encountered but not fully comprehended.

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Posted on Fri, 24 Aug 2007