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Carol's Blog - 19th January 2019 We have had a busy few days in Mombasa and also at Unity School.  We had a productive meeting with our Contractor who hands over the new building on Thursday, when we will have an official opening.  The new classrooms are spacious and...

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Chris’ Blog Tuesday

Back to the bookshops in Mombasa - that were closed for lunch last time we tried,  Successfully spent nearly £1000 on text books thanks to Dan and Katrina's wedding guests. It took 3 hours but we were supplied with coconut water and conversations on Imran Khan's time...

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Chris’ Blog Friday

Students from Aga Khan Academy - Global Encounters Project, have been working with Unity School children on Music, Dance, Art, Drama, Public Speaking and, of course, football.  Not many of these subjects are on the curriculum and resources so limited. On Monday they...

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Outing to Fort Jesus

a very successful outing today to the old Fort in Mombasa (Fort Jesus), with 90 pupils.  Then a visit to the Aga Khan school in Mombasa town, where we met some of their year 11 students, who have been visiting and helping some of our Unity School pupils.  It’s great...

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Final training day

W We had a really good two full days of NLP training.  All teachers and managers attended plus us four from the UK. The two day  Staff Training Event was held at the Voyager Hotel. All teachers were awarded their certificates.  

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A full day yesterday

yesterday Steph taught standard 7 about the pregnancy lifeline and the choices a woman has to make when she has an unintentional pregnancy. It went down really well with pupils and teachers.  We had more meetings about the new building, a summit meeting, lots of...

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Update from Mombasa after first full day

after some hard negotiating we have managed a really good deal at the Voyager and all the teachers will be having their 2 day NLP training at the Voyager conference room to include buffet lunch.  After discussions with staff at the hotel, we have been invited to...

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More T shirts

Another consignment of T-shirts decorated with African designs by Children at Broadwater CofE Primary School. Looking forward to seeing the pictures  

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Trustee visit to Unity School, Mombasa

Christmas Lunch in the Orphanage   An important aspect of our responsibilities is to check that that money given for our work in Mombasa is actually spent as we intended. In the next few weeks three trustees will be visiting Mombasa. Look for their blogs on this...

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  • Christmas Lunch at the Orphanage

    Pictures from the Orphanage on Christmas day.  Thank you to the members of Littlehampton United Church who donated money to …

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