Our Friend Luca - Volunteering in Rusinga Island Kenya - by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps - www.MissMaps.com

Our Friend Luca : Volunteering in Rusinga Island, Kenya

A small island village on Lake Victoria, Rusinga has seen its share of hardships and welcomed volunteers like Luca: an idol, an inspiration, a giver, a lifeline, and a friend. During four months, he provided more to the Kenyan island than anyone could’ve imagined.

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“Stomach?” he asked holding his belly. “Head?” he asked placing a palm on his forehead.
“No, no. I’m okay. I am here from Mauritius.”
Confused, he hesitated to let me inside and reiterated the lack of English. A few minutes later he’d be kissing my camera and hugging me tightly. Here’s the story