Gert-Jan and his wife Sandra moved to Nairobi for the adoption of their son Matthew. Reflections on his first African fatherhood experiences.
12-06-2009 When I was 10 years old, I wrote PSV Eindhoven all over my school books. Harry Lubse was my hero, a temporary one. Many followed: some... Read more »
09-06-2009 Within seconds the atmosphere in our open air training venue changed. The seven trainers of Youth Initiatives Kenya (YIKE) got really engaged, now that we had... Read more »
02-06-2009 Living in Nairobi for half a year has made me more conscious in many ways. I care more about waste, regardless whether it is food, light... Read more »
26-05-2009 We were cheerful and proud at first when we saw Matthew’s newest skill. He would stand at the top of his toes, reach as high as... Read more »