A Day in the Life of WTA Student, Benedicta

Identifying talent can be an uphill task and often confusing. Some people identify what they love doing by mirroring others. Others establish talent by seeing others do it and believing that they had the capability of doing it better than those before them. Most often, we are unable to know of our capabilities until we … Continued

Changing a Negative Attitude

It was about 9:30 a.m. at Springs High School and normal school activities were going on. A student (Shawn will do, not his real name though) knocked on the door a bit nervously and I quickly welcomed him into the office. After settling in, he said that he wanted to have some time to discuss … Continued

A Day in the life of WTA Student, Aron

Talent is often regarded as a natural aptitude or skill in accomplishing a specific task. Others refer to talent as the ability to be good at something, especially without being taught. Most people often confuse hard work with talent, while to others the terms are almost similar. A well-renowned entrepreneur Robert Half once noted, “Hard … Continued

Second Annual Teachers Conference

Last Saturday, February 24, 2018, World Teacher Aid held its second annual Teachers Conference at Hotel Waterbuck in Nakuru. Teachers from our eleven schools (as of right now) came together for the one-day conference that aims to bring together our schools. We strive to “Make them Awesome,” in pursuit of the second phase of our … Continued

Day in the life of Teresia Kanyuga

“A teacher is a person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competence and values”, according to Wikipedia. The definition in itself highlights the importance of a teacher within modern society. In most economies, teachers are deemed to be the most overworked and underpaid. They are often tasked with the roles of being mentors, educators and … Continued

Day in the Life of Michael Tonui

Michael Tonui is a teacher at Bright Hope High School in the Lemolo B community. He is a Mathematics and Geography teacher although he is also holding the fort by teaching Physics and Agriculture due to a shortage of teachers in his school. Bright Hope High School serves both the Lemolo A and B communities … Continued

School Updates – January 2018

The 2018 school year started on January 3, 2018. All our schools opened on this day with the brand- new schools (Sanmarico and Ndatho) officially starting on the January 4th and 8th respectively. Shalom Primary School The school started enrolling students into the new education system being introduced in Kenya. The school has 484 students … Continued

The New 2-6-3-3-3 Education System

Kenya is in the midst of huge change regarding its educational systems. As a growing nation, Kenya has been trying different education systems to better fit its changing needs. Since its independence from the United Kingdom in 1963, the country has had two educational systems and will have a third system this year. The new … Continued

Happy New Year 2018!!!!

Hip hip hooray! We made it to 2018! Happy New Year 2018 to everyone reading this. It would not be a new year without us recounting some details about our previous year as an organization. At World Teacher Aid, we had one of the most resourceful years yet! We started the year 2017 right by … Continued

The Art of Giving

One of the richest business moguls in America after the civil war in America, it was Andrew Carnegie who stood out and made the most impact. Born into a poor family in Scotland, he managed to make a reputation for himself through the steel industry to the point of even surpassing his predecessor Thomas Scott. … Continued