The author is a Volunteer in Mission from the Diocese of British Columbia serving in Kenya. She is currently in Eldoret by "My work permits are still not ready. When they are I'll have to go back to Nairobi. I'm still not certain what my role will be". "The nurses I work with back home would never believe it. Unfortunately one of the little ones we saw yesterday came to the hospital this morning -- rushed him to Eldoret, but he died of meningitis before he could get further help. We are waiting for vaccine. We are in Eldoret, having taken four children to the hospital in Kibuir for assessment and bringing a fifth child back -- an amputation and skin graft. The others we'll take again in March for surgery". "So far, have had no problems with altitude. I was warned of possible headaches, nosebleeds, and shortness of breath, but so far OK".