Volunteer: Christopher Johansen
Contributions from Christopher Johansen
I served in Kenya from 1989 to 1991 as a small business advisor in a small village named Sochoi, five miles outside Lessos, Kenya. I learned so many things from Peace Corps and Kenyans, especially the Nandi people (with whom I lived). These lessons have guided me every day since leaving Sochoi. From Peace Corps, I learned to "leave behind a process, not a product." Succinctly said, it's more important -- and more difficult -- to empower people than power up a building, generato...