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

End of 2016 School Year

The 28th October 2016 will be the last school day for most of the students in Kenya. Those left in schools will be the candidates taking the national exams either at the primary school level or end of high school national exams. These candidates will be seat for their exams in November. Thus it is … Continued

LaunchCon Fundraiser a Huge Success

Last week, we had the privilege again to be the featured charity at another Jeff Walker’s event – LaunchCon in Los Angeles, California. This was an AWESOME event that surpassed our imaginations. The room was full of entrepreneurs who were eager to learn more on how to launch their business BUT also leave a greater … Continued

School Feed Programs

Introduction In each and every educational institution, providing basic needs is paramount to enabling the basic function of learning. This is the true everywhere although the way such is implemented varies from place to place. One of the most basic needs that must be met is provision of food to learners to fuel them. Over … Continued