October 2018


The sun was welcome and missed when it rose in Obalwanda Village, Homa Bay County that June morning as evidenced by the reception it got. Old men sat outside with cups of nyuka in their hands. The wives brought out bowls of sweet potatoes for their men to eat then hung around for small talk before embarking on their other chores. The children, too young to have started school, played in the fields. Occasionally they disturbed the chicken sprawled…