Southill School is linked to Kalewa Primary School on Mount Kenya in the Meru region of Kenya and this year, we were lucky enough to visit the school and the local area. On Friday 13th February, we set off on our amazing adventure! After 24+ hours of travelling, we arrived at Chogoria, the village we more »
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During February half term Mrs Hazell and I will be visiting Kalewa School, our link school in Kenya. Over the course of the year we have raised £800 for Kalewa School. This money will be spent buying more desks and chairs and plywood to replace ceilings in a couple of classrooms. Prior to our last more »
The message came through late last night the strike was off, so we can go to Kalewa School. The trip took about 40 minutes on extremely rough roads, felt like a rollercoaster ride that went on forever. On arrival at Kalewa we met Mr Nkonge and the head Mr Bundi.
After a night under mosquito nets we had breakfast and then went for a mini tour. We visited Baruga health centre where we saw the building of the children’s health centre which children at Southill helped to build with our ‘sponsor a stone’. The next stage is to put on the roof and add windows more »
We finally arrived at Chogoria 21 hours after leaving Weymouth. The journey from Nairobi to Chagoria was extremely hairy. Some of the worst drivers I have ever seen!!