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A Virtual East African Travel Experience

A Virtual East African Travel Experience: With presenter, explorer, change maker & traveler, Jamey Ponte shares experiences from travel to living in East Africa. A wonderful photography slide show of wildlife, landscapes and people. An open dialogue about his perception on quality of life from time in urban slums, small towns, villages and the bush in the Maasai Mara in Kenya. Great for the armchair or seasoned traveler or those planning their first African trip. He has hosted hundreds of volunteers with many organizations like TEDx, Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots Kenya, Child Wellness Fund, Kids in Kenya Fund, Lion Missions, Kibera Fruitful, JUMP Foundation, Network for Youth Advocacy Kenya, Kenya Kwetu, Lemek Conservancy. Meet with Jamey and be a part of the discussion on issues of safety, peace, health, food, youth, culture, wildlife conservation and more.

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  • David Lee C.

    Fantastic photographs, amazing stories on the people and culture of Kenya, great advice on how to actually help Kenyans versus poisoning their culture and starting a chain reaction of unintended bad consequences, and--my favorite--a hilarious tale of speaking "monkey" only to tick off the troop leader and have him lead his whole troop of monkeys after Jamey in an angry mob. Great night.

    1 · December 6, 2012

  • Jamey P.

    Hey wanted to share this and simply forgot.... This Saturday we have a fundraiser in Northside: Cincinnati Holiday Art Show. we have about 40 artist selling works priced for the holidays. My Kenyan photography artwork will be there a well. here is the link: or on facebook:

    2 · December 6, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you Jamey for sharing your passion and insights on Kenya. I thoroughly enjoyed the conversational presentation, and the photographs were beautiful. I'll be reaching out to you to learn more about traveling there. Thank you to Simone for organizing.

    1 · December 6, 2012

  • Angella

    This was my first meet in this group, I had a Great experience, the speaker was engaging, honest and very knowledgeable on Kenya. The best presentation on Kenya I have ever attended. I loved that the attendees stayed involved and asked great questions. I am looking forward to more Wanderlust on a Dime events

    1 · December 6, 2012

  • Jamey P.

    Thank you to everyone that joined us last night. Special thanks to Simone also for the work she puts into organizing the meetups. I hope you all enjoyed the conversation. Please feel free to email me if you have questions about visiting or planning a trip to East Africa. Again thank you for your time and listening.

    1 · December 6, 2012

  • Danny

    Funny pic on a destination on many peoples bucket lists. Who'd like to carpool from N of Cincy?

    November 26, 2012

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