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Kasarini Secondary School added Choice Club

May 2018

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in news | Comments Off on Kasarini Secondary School added Choice Club

We were approved at our third school to teach the Choice Club this past week!  The school is known as Kasarini Secondary School. It is located in a very upmarket estate called Runda. In most of the upmarket estates in Kenya, there are slums. These were homes to the casual workers who worked for the white settlers before independence.

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Dam Breaks Causes Fatalities

May 2018

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in news | Comments Off on Dam Breaks Causes Fatalities

The rains have caused a lot of flooding and death in their wake. Last night a dam in Nakuru broke its banks, and so far, over 40 people have been confirmed dead.

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Schools Reopened

May 2018

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in news | Comments Off on Schools Reopened

Schools opened on the 3rd of May, and the girls have resumed teaching practice in their respective schools. The rains have been very heavy causing a lot of flooding in most of Kenya, but Pokot has not been badly affected. We feared that the schools would fail to open, but they tell us the rains are not as heavy in their county.

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Girls Return to Pokot After Exams

April 2018

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in news | Comments Off on Girls Return to Pokot After Exams

The girls finished their exams and closed college on the 28th as scheduled. We visited them at school before they left, and we talked at length.  They needed some text books and flash disks which I took to them. They were given a lot of notes that will guide them as they carry out the teaching practice

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Girls Evaluated by Teacher’s College

April 2018

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in news | Comments Off on Girls Evaluated by Teacher’s College

Thogoto Teachers College will assess the girls from their teaching stations in Pokot when schools open in May. They have not indicated when they will visit the girls at school, but it will be in the course of the second term of school.

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Girls to Take CAT Exams

April 2018

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in news | Comments Off on Girls to Take CAT Exams

Continues Assessment Tests (CATs) are exams that the girls will sit this term as part of their continued learning. This is a build up to the main examination which they will sit in August as they finish the first year of their course. They will sit the CAT exam next week. We were talking to one of the girls today; she was so excited with the fact that they are almost done with the first year of college!

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Girls Back in Nairobi

April 2018

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in news | Comments Off on Girls Back in Nairobi

The girls arrived today from Pokot.  We paid their tuition fees and dropped off their luggage at school.  We were not able to meet them because they arrived late. They take a bus from Pokot, get to Nakuru, and then take another bus to Nairobi which entails a whole day of travel.

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300 Girls Meet Before Easter Holiday

April 2018

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in news | Comments Off on 300 Girls Meet Before Easter Holiday

We have had a good Easter week-end, and we are grateful. Despite the Easter holiday, we were requested to meet the Choice Club members at Kimuka School on Good Friday and again today to talk to the whole school before they close for the April holidays on the 6th of this month. The Club meetings are going very well; the girls are always eager for the lessons, and we find them eagerly waiting for us in the classroom. They are opening up and asking a lot of questions, a very interactive group all round.

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