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Hurrah! Schools in Kenya have finally reopened, as of January 4, 2021. The teachers and pupils of Thamani School were very excited to report back to school, of course, despite all the COVID-19 regulations and procedures. These procedures include checking body temperature daily, washing hands regularly, and wearing masks, among other things.


Four weeks have passed since I (Emily) arrived in Kenya. I mainly spent the first two weeks preparing for and completing my teaching exams. I also prepared Thamani School to meet the government's COVID-19 regulations, so we could open the school for classes 8 and 4, who will be taking their final exams. All schools were closed 6 months...

We are building a fence to protect our crops against baboons. We are planting corn, which is the basic food in Kenya, it is growing very well and the baboons have discovered the taste. If we don't watch out we will have nothing to sell and use for our school. The fence will also mark out the boarder of...

Because of the pandemic, all schools in Kenya are closed. That, of course, includes Thamani Kindergarten and Primary School. Kenya recommends digital education, and learning through television and radio programs, but unfortunately our children can't afford devices and internet. So we are creating materials and home work that the parents can photo...