A few years ago I had the privilege to visit Kenya to help at an orphanage called Belwop. Here, I was able to witness not just poverty and illness, but some of the happiest days of my life. I was able to work with my hands and make a tangible difference to the lives of the kids I stayed with. They showed me a love I didn’t know could exist in this world. One that was so readily given even when the world was so cruel all around them. The kids and people I met there had as much of an influence to shaping who I’ve become as hopefully I’ve done for them.
When I returned back home I knew that there was so much more I could do and I wanted to be better. I wanted to become more knowledgeable and dependable. It’s one of the reasons why I decided to study medical. I want to be able to heal others physically so they can grow stronger spiritually. If I could earn a living doing what I love most, I would travel the world and help those who have so much love, but need love returned. As the Kenyan proverb goes, “The meaning of life is to find your purpose. The purpose of life is to give it away.” I want to give all I can to this world. Thank you.