Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – Both groups arriving in Mara

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – Both groups arriving in Mara

Both the Galloway and Lethbridge teaching groups are heading to the Mara.  From now we will be together until departure. We stopped for lunch on the way to the Mara Nice view of a hippo family Once at the Fig Tree camp, we enjoyed a lecture from Nixon on Masai culture...
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – Both groups arriving in Mara

Blog #2: Literacy and Numeracy is Alive in Kenya

Literacy is my life – my training, my career, my passion.  Even so, I felt quite intimidated when I realized that I was going to be the literacy “expert” during our trip to Kenya.  Teaching literacy in Alberta is very resource based with our extensive libraries and...
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – Both groups arriving in Mara

“Harabe”- Swahili word for Pull Together

Two Countries/One Voice “Harabe”-  Swahili word for Pull Together We are driving along the Kenyan highway with 25 educators and friends from Central Alberta. We have just completed the most amazing exchange of teaching and learning ideas in Male and Segera Schools. We...
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – Both groups arriving in Mara

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 – Mara Project visits

All 44 of us were out today in different missions.  The teaching teams were in Loigero and Irbaan and others at the Talek clinic and others were doing infrastructure assessment. Teaching team presenting seminars Brent and Kathleen Galloway presenting to teachers...