Denis Ochieng, Grade 4/5 teacher, details curriculum challenges

Editor’s Note: As previously noted, Kenya is currently implementing a new education curriculum nationally. Whereas the previous curriculum emphasized content, the new “Competence Based Curriculum” emphasizes hands-on skills. With the goal of building these practical skills, the CBC curriculum places a heavy emphasis on digital learning and uses brand new materials. New printed materials and electronic devices are now essential…

2021 at the Korando Center

2021 has proven to be another eventful year for our friends at Korando Education Center. While in the shadow of uncertainties caused by COVID-19, Kenyan education changes and food supply uncertainties, those at Korando Education Center have continued to thrive. Dolfine currently has 87 children living at the Center and 213 children being educated at the school. Although Ripple Effect…

Dolfine discusses the impact of COVID-19

In September, we asked Mama Dolfine to share with us the circumstances and challenges the Korando Education Center community has been facing. Note that this interview has been edited for clarity and length. What changes do you need to make because of COVID-19? The government is providing masks for the children in public schools, but since this isn’t a government…