At Elimu, we are proud to be building a learning community. In the video clips below, you’ll hear firsthand from youth who have completed their high school studies and are getting on with life and from adults who make up part of the Elimu community.
At Elimu, we like to find ways to make learning relevant. Getting heads out of books to experience the lesson hands on is one of our favourite activities. A group of 34 Grade 6 – 8 students joined us last month for a tour of several historical sites in Malindi. They learned how Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese explorer on his way to India, stopped in Malindi and the impact he had. They visited the Portuguese Chapel, the first church in East Africa (now an historical monument), where some of Vasco da Gama’s confreres are buried.
They also experienced tribal cultures from the Coast region at the local museum. The lessons learned will be useful at school and help to bring what they learn in textbooks to life. With schools opening in Kenya this week, Read More...
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