Start of School Construction at Ndatho Farm

From the last week of July 2017, we started construction of our third school this year in Ndatho farm in Subukia area of Nakuru, Kenya. The school aims to bring in students from Ndatho IDP’s resettlement farm as well as those from the surrounding communities since the IDP community is in closer proximity to existing … Continued

Sun Marco Farm

As time goes on, we have been accelerating our efforts to reach more communities. To this end, we have moved to a new community called Sun Marco farm near our first school Shalom. Sun Marco is located just 20 kilometres from Nakuru town on the opposite side of the highway from Shalom (Giwa farm). The … Continued

Digital Learning Programme in Kenya Schools

After years of promises and delays, the Kenyan government finally fulfilled a promise it made to transform the education sector through the use of technology in the classroom. Towards the end of the first school term (March 2017), the government sent each public school PC tablets and laptops to be used in their digital school … Continued

First WTA Teachers Conference

On 18th February 2017, teachers from all our project schools gathered at Hotel Waterbuck in Nakuru for the first WTA Teachers conference. The one day conference’s aim was to bring together the teachers in our projects schools into a common forum that sought to deliver on the second phase of WTA mission – making our … Continued

Asanyo Primary School

From January this year, Asanyo primary school opened its doors to students from Asanyo farm community where World Teacher Aid is currently building the school house. The school began by admitting class one (grade one) students from January 9th 2017. The plan is to enroll more students as the classrooms are completed. The community will … Continued

Other Effects and Impacts of Building a School in the Community

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Christmas & Rickshaws… Fa-La-La-La-La

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Charity Starts in the Classroom

During my ten years of teaching primary school with the Grand Erie District School Board, I have helped organize a lot of fundraisers. Bake sales and clothing drives never felt like enough — a single act or event did nothing to teach the kids about their greater role in changing the world. My dream has … Continued

Asanyo Farm

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The Three Phases

As we begin to take steps to start closing out the year, WTA will begin taking steps towards a new mission and vision in the way we will continue to support our schools and communities. During our Board Retreat this past summer, the Board along with Amy & Stu, have decided to start implementing three … Continued