#3 Who’s Who and What’s What
This is for new readers, who may not be familiar with terms, people and institutions
Mzungu person with white skin
Matatu public transportation van, theoretically carrying 15 people, but I’ve been on with as many as 22
Piki piki motor bike. A common way of transportation when in a hurry and have no time to wait for a matatu.
Guthieri (best guess at spelling) very common dish of maize (heavy kernals), beans, cabbage and onions. Hard for mzungu’s to digest!
SFG St Francis Girls (School)
SFX St Francis Xavier parish in Naivasha
LB Life Bloom Services International Naivasha based organization which provides support services for commercial sex workers and abused women and children. Founded by Catherine Wanjohi For more information see www.lifebloominternational.co.cc.
Mji Wa Neema (MWN) orphanage in SFX compound—my home
Fr Kiriti pastor of SFX
Jecinta SFX parish social worker
Jecinta SFG principal and math teacher
Peter deputy principal
Paricia English teacher
Sr Janet teaches biology and is counselor at SFG
Julia matron of MWN
Agnes assistant to Julia and to Jecenta
Paul seminarian assisting Fr Kiriti
Thomas volunteer from Netherlands who figured out how to get me on line (my hereo!)
Esther matron and nurse of SFG