It’s one thing to hear about classrooms with 200 students, but it’s another to visit one. While at Kakuma Refugee Camp we spent time in a Grade 3 classroom packed with 200 students. There wasn’t so much as a chair or brick for them to sit on. all of Kakuma’s 24 primary schools are overcrowded.
Education provides a way to help to rebuild a refugee child’s life through normalising social interaction and gaining knowledge and skills. We believe our power-independent Lifeplayers have an important role to play in providing education and information when it’s needed most.
The 15th annual International Tom Hanks Day was celebrated on the 07 April by more than 500 revellers. Everything was what it promised to be: loads of fun and fellowship, clips from Tom’s movies, Tom Hanks chants, a Tom Hanks shop, a costume contest, Tom Hanks memorabilia raffle, a band called what else, The Hanksters
By Jonathan Coxall | Africa Educational Trust (AET) is partnering with Lifeline Energy to deliver Speak Up, a radio-based English language course for youth and adults in 130 rural communities in South Sudan.
If you told me on April Fool’s Day 2004 that a simple joke would result in me traveling to Zambia in Southern Africa, I would have said, “The joke’s on you pal”. But sometimes, life takes you down unexpected paths.
You know the picture I’m talking about. You might have seen it in National Geographic. That one with the African woman serenely carrying a bucket of water on her head. Colourfully dressed; perfectly poised; walking off down a dusty path. It makes for a nice postcard....
You won't want to miss it! It's that time of year again everyone! The annual International Tom Hanks Day celebrations kick-off at noon on Saturday 07 April at Chicago's Chop Shop. This is a new venue, enabling the day to be bigger, better and more awesome than ever...
Fatu is afraid to come to America. It’s almost too hard to believe, knowing what I know of her life. She’s stood her ground in the face of young weapon-carrying warriors in Kenya. She has been stoned by mothers for encouraging girls to play soccer. She has been...
When asked if he had to choose between his wind-up radio or his cow, he didn’t hesitate. Fordward, an 18-year-old Rwandan head of household said, “I shall choose my radio, because a cow doesn’t give me information.”
During the rainy season, most parts of Luangwa Valley in eastern Zambia cannot be reached by government extension worker. There are too many streams between the villages and Nsefu where he lives. These streams overflow the low bridges and the water is infested with crocodiles.