Empower Students to Become Social Innovators

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Education Is The Key To Prosperity

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamenga North, Kenya
Map of EDUCATION IS THE KEY TO PROSPERITY I am Millicent Nyongesa, The Mother of Michael in Highway centre. I like the contribution to the community by this unique centre. The children are greatly interested in leaening. I as a parent in the school i have noticed since 2010 that the centre has a good public relations that appeals to an excellent approach to issues. The children are being helped very well. The Director has the best interest of the children at heart just like she gives all her heart out for them. She has tried to portray all practicle extention to facilitate to the best of the children's development. Michael my son has though learning in this school grown in understanding and has demonstrated a sherp intuition that i believe will take him to real high level. Read more.
Related to project keywords: interested, approach, take, issues, believe

An Inspiring Teacher

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of AN INSPIRING TEACHER My father who is a teacher ,usualy in third term he carries out school tours to give inspirational speech to students to encourage them before doing their exam. Two years ago during long vocation from the university me and my brothe rwho are both in the university decide to accompany him to Ruaraka secondary school during one of his inspirational days. After ha had given the tips on how to answer the questions well, he introduced as to the students. After creating a rapport with then, we told them our story of how we grew in the same neighbourhood, went to neighbourhood schools and managed to work hard in school and eventually head to the university. After telling our stories, most of the students promised to work hard as they had seen an example from us. Even after the end of the session, the students still followed us to know now university life was like and how we managed our secondary life. From this session, we were proud of our father who assists other people's children to successed in life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: students, schools, university, know, two years

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Kinnelon, NJ, United States

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Anjali Bhatia

Durham, NC United States

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