September 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Thoughts about Kenya, 2010

I felt fortunate to be part of a hard working, dedicated and prepared group of educators.Our Naivasha team had

decided to prepare the…
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Added by Kimberly Brown on September 15, 2010 at 22:59 — 1 Comment

My Kenyan Experience

This August I was fortunate enough to be part of the Education Beyond Borders team that traveled to Nanyuki, Kenya. The first week was enjoyable and not too hectic as we prepared workshops and did some sightseeing in the area to familiarize ourselves with the community. Nanyuki is a town of about 30 000 in rural Kenya. We were fortunate to stay at a place called Pelican House on the Ol Pejeta conservancy. Our daily commute involved seeing numerous kinds of wildlife. Our second week was both… Continue

Added by Tracy Ray on September 14, 2010 at 23:08 — No Comments

Slow Start of Another Term For My School

After the five-week holiday that was extended by a week due to a constitutional referendum in early August, schools in Kenya opened on Monday, 6th September for the final term of the year. I was at my small rural school at nine o’clock for the opening assembly then shortly thereafter more than half the number of learners was…

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Added by Moses Muthoki on September 8, 2010 at 13:58 — No Comments

Kenya 2010 Reflection

The old Kikuyu elder leaned forward on his stick toward us. “When the British controlled this valley, we couldn’t send our children to school. They had to work in the fields to pick pyrethrum on the plantations. For a long time after independence, there was only one school in this valley, and many children never went to school. Now, in these times, we sit here together as equals, black and…

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Added by Anita Hahoe on September 6, 2010 at 17:01 — 1 Comment

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