Teacher Training

The determination to actively involve the relevant teachers on the local level was motivated by the view that it is the teachers involved who have concrete knowledge of the learning needs of the pupils as well as the limitations that make them unable to deliver quality teaching. Hence, it is only “the wearer of the shoe who knows best where it pinches”. Relevant teachers were given an opportunity to share…

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Keeping girls in education

Usawa Foundation is dedicated to seeing that girls have equal and comfortable school time as much as possible. We identified that this would be greatly achieved if we tried to help girls in rural areas acquire sanitary pads. By providing these girls with GFG pads, our vision can be reached easily and effectively. For this to happen, we set a few guides as follows to lead us there:- RECOMMENDATIONS/WAY FORWARD…

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Interactive Whiteboard System

In an ordinary primary school in Kenya, teachers in a typical Standard 1 classroom will have over 40 children to teach. A great deal of time is wasted trying to get the child’s attention. An interactive whiteboard engages the entire classroom making it easier for a teacher to become a facilitator rather than a lecturer. This means that learning becomes learner-centered as the children get more involved in the learning…

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