In some countries around the world, such as Egypt, Kenya, and Romania, the education system is examination-oriented, meaning that test scores, rather than learning, become the ultimate goal of education. According to a report of the International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, this ultimately distorts students’ motivation and learning, by overstressing the importance of […]Read More... Subscribe
At the beginning of high school, Joel Mwale, currently 20-year-old, caught dysentery from drinking contaminated water provided by his municipal council during Kenya’s annual dry season. As he was slowly recovering from the illness, he started worrying that this disease would “keep on happening, year in, year out, what if next year the same problem […]Read More... Subscribe
In 2009, then 14-year-old Laetitia Mukungu started in her grandparents’ village the Women’s Rabbit Association (WRA), a cooperative organization that farms rabbits to help local women led decent lives and pay for their children’s educational needs. The rabbits are sold to Kenyan restaurants for meat. The teenager’s decision to start the business was directly linked with […]Read More... Subscribe
Diana Kerubo Mong’are felt compelled to take action after realizing, while playing with her younger brother, that the garbage piles in her community in Kenya were constantly increasing. She wanted more than to simply remove the trash from her neighbourhood. She decided to create a sustainable system to maintain her community clean and improve the environment. […]Read More... Subscribe
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