#559 — Betting in Kenya

The Betin betting shop in Lumakanda. Betin is Kenya’s second largest gambling company after SportPesa. It is owned by Italians. Betin has opened shops to attract betters who don’t want to bet through the internet. This shop had three employees behind the counter when I took this picture. Notice the motorcycles. These belong to the motorcycle taxi drivers who are READ MORE

#558 — Life is Not Fair — Getting a US Visa in Kenya

Participants and trainers at the three-week Fifteenth Healing and Rebuilding Our Community International Training in Rwanda which began on Sunday, July 7. The thirteen participants are from the Congo (South Kivu), South Sudan, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Nigeria, Liberia, and the United States. ***** The US Embassy in Nairobi. Notice the long line of people waiting to be served. Photo: Kenyans.co.ke. READ MORE

#557 — Remittances to Kenya

This nice, substantial house is being built next door to our house. The owner is a Kenyan living in the United States. His uncle is the person who is managing the project. It is still not complete. Clearly the owner sends funds for each phrase of the project. When the funds are used up, work stops until the owner sends READ MORE