These 3 students, the Junior Facilitators of a GLOW Club, have grown tremendously as leaders this year! I AM SO PROUD OF THEM. For our final Club of the year, they organized a surprise Thank You celebration.
For the Thank You celebration, all the students had pooled money for cake. Cake bought with love and honestly, the best I’ve ever tasted.
Strawberries here are smaller than in the US, but so sweet. We discovered a farm just around the corner from home!
Studying. Our Form 4 (senior) class completes their final national exams this week. Uhuru Academy will be so different after they graduate!
My friends, Ann and John own a vegetable business in market. This is the same Ann who invited me to church :)
Clearly, our GLOW Club at the Islamic school is F.U.N. So thankful for these genuine and intelligent students!
Welcome to our office! It doubles as the storage closet, but is very well placed to constantly see and chat with students.
Gladwell loves to stop by our office to stump us with a riddle.
We recently hosted a volunteer team from the US – completely delightful. I was so refreshed by their enthusiasm and generosity of spirit!
At our final GLOW Club, students wrote welcome cards (full of advice) for next year’s freshmen.
Relationships take time. It’s taken 9 months, but I am getting to know our students as individuals. We’ve reached the beautiful exciting stage where we’re comfortable and confident enough with each other to open up. 531 more words
Right now, I have the amazing privilege of working with students at Uhuru Academy, a boarding school for Kenyan girls, grades 9-12. Our philosophy of education is to empower students by teaching them to be critical thinkers. 413 more words