Archive for 2011

Summer Construction Pictures

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

The transformation at Royal Kids School is incredible. The boarding students have moved into their new dorms. All the students are using the library. There’s piped and running water to the bathrooms and dorms. Four classrooms were plastered and painted. The nursery was repainted. All this was made possible by the teams that visited the […]

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Gifts that Give Back: 25% from Pampered Chef

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Do your holiday shopping and support education in Africa. 25% of Pampered Chef purchases credited to e3 Kids goes directly to our high school students. Start your shopping by clicking HERE. Steps to give e3 credit: Click on Shop Online at the bottom left. In Box 1, type in e3 Kids. Then select e3 Kids […]

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A Walk with Ngao

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Ngao hates deserts. He plants trees wherever he can. We walked over to Jomvu and discussed his future plans for the site. He’s standing in the midst of cypress trees he planted to eventually sell as timber. Royal Kids has a plot of land in Jomvu, in which they’ve built a small schoolhouse (pictures of […]

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Class Three

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

On Saturdays, Royal Kids is still in session. However, the lower primary has a half-day. This is Class Three, in one of the classrooms that was finished last year. This room was finished shortly before the students left for holiday in August, so I was unable to see it filled with students. The white paint […]

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Weekend Visitors

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Ann Wawira and Esther Njoki are on mid-term break from high school. They attend Waa Girls, which is less than an hour away, so they were able to come home to Royals for the weekend. As I write this, they’re both working on their biology homework. I’ve been missing Veryans since she left for high […]

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Staff Room

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

While reviewing student English compositions, I spent some time in the staff room. Teacher Timothy listens as Teacher Wazome animatedly discusses yesterday’s football match between Royal Kids and another local school team. This staff room is for the upper level primary teachers, for grades four through eight. These teachers rotate between the classrooms, while the […]

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The Underdogs

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

The stereotype that schools with strong academics struggle with athletics holds true for Royal Kids School. All of today was devoted to several sporting events between Royal Kids and four other primary schools in Mikindani. As you can see from the picture, our football boys (in the green and yellow jerseys) struggled to keep a […]

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Web-Chats with FCS

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

This afternoon, during the games time hour, students from class four, five, and some of class seven and eight had their first web-chat with fourth and fifth grade students from Fredericksburg Christian’s Stafford campus. I took these pictures as we were waiting for them to come online. We used the eighth grade classroom for the […]

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Teacher Elisha: Master Juggler

Monday, February 7th, 2011

This is Teacher Elisha, the headmaster of Royal Kids School. Somehow, just somehow, he is able to keep the upper primary running smoothly. Most educators and administrators would be amazed at how much this man is able to accomplish. Besides teaching both English and Math (he was also teaching Science last year, but the school […]

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Around the Neighborhood

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Today’s photo credit belongs to Kamau. He’s a young man who just finished a mechanics program and is now attending driving school. He spends his free time at the school, and I asked him if he’d like to take pictures around the school’s neighborhood. That’s Royal Kids School behind those tall trees. It’s located in […]

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