2010

Happy New Year! I hope the Lord has given you all good health and strength to tackle the tasks that face us this year. I apologise for taking so long to update this blog. That is because honestly, we have been unable to go to the field and use the laptops to teach the children since late last year. We have an acute lack of funds at the moment making us unable to proceed adequately. The OLPC support group has [...]

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Hello all. We are hugely behind our original schedule chiefly due to the challenges I mentioned in my previous post but we are hoping to start rolling actively and vigorously for five weeks divided as follows. 2nd November to 7th November During this week we hope to introduce the XO laptop to the children more, get them to touch, feel and navigate it with greater comfort. Since the number of children is extremely large, this is bound to be the [...]

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Keongo Primary School pilot project

Introduction After much delay due to several problems we had, the Hands Of Charity Mathematics, Reading/Writing and HIV programs have finally taken off simultaneously in Keongo Primary School, a school with a pupil population of about 850 located in Keongo Village, Kericho District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya. The mood in the school was jubilant. On Wednesday 16th October 2009 I spoke initially to the School Head Mistress, Mrs. Koech, about the program, and she could barely contain her excitement when [...]

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Happy New Year! I hope the Lord has given you all good health and strength to tackle the tasks that face us this year. I apologise for taking so long to update this blog. That is because honestly, we have been unable to go to the field and use the laptops to teach the children since late last year. We have an acute lack of funds at the moment making us unable to proceed adequately. The OLPC support group has [...]

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Hello all. We are hugely behind our original schedule chiefly due to the challenges I mentioned in my previous post but we are hoping to start rolling actively and vigorously for five weeks divided as follows. 2nd November to 7th November During this week we hope to introduce the XO laptop to the children more, get them to touch, feel and navigate it with greater comfort. Since the number of children is extremely large, this is bound to be the [...]

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Introduction After much delay due to several problems we had, the Hands Of Charity Mathematics, Reading/Writing and HIV programs have finally taken off simultaneously in Keongo Primary School, a school with a pupil population of about 850 located in Keongo Village, Kericho District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya. The mood in the school was jubilant. On Wednesday 16th October 2009 I spoke initially to the School Head Mistress, Mrs. Koech, about the program, and she could barely contain her excitement when [...]

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