Feeding programs are continuing in Starkid School and Rescue Centre in Githogoro Slum, in Overseers Education Centre in Kangemi Slum and in St. Judah Education Centre in Mathare Valley slum. The funding is coming mainly from the African Children Haven Foundation in Galveston, Texas, USA and from the Catholic International Community in Nairobi (specifically for […]
Below are some drawings of the young artists, members of the Wanga School Art Club, showing their dreams of their future professional work and of their future homes. Art Club class on 3 March 2020 working on the above drawings
DRAW YOUR DREAMS program, now in its third year continues to be funded by the Art Charity of an architect and artist Dinesh Doshi from the New York City, USA, with management support from the African Children Haven in Galveston, Texas, USA. Dinesh’es foundation pays for all the needed supplies, paying directly to the wholesale […]
The Deputy Chair of Watu Kwa Watu, through her teaching job in the German School, has initiated a collaboration between Starkid School and Rescue Centre in Nairobi. This collaboration has been described in the earlier news on this website over the years. German School continues to facilitate access of Starkid students to the German School […]
The second day of the New School / Starkid workshop, on 14 April, was devoted primarily to the presentations of results of work of thematic groups, and discussion of conclusions and of the way forward.
On 13 and 14 April New School University workshop has conducted with Starkid teachers with focus on maximizing the quality of the level of learning. The workshop was highly participatory. It has started with presentation by the New School team of the results of their analysis of the data Starkid students’ performance, which was collected […]
New School University team from New York City has visited Starkid School and Rescue Centre in Githogoro Slum in Nairobi on 11 and 12 April in preparation to the joint Workshop with the Starkid teachers. The team has visited the facilities, interacted with teachers and students, provided assistance in starting to digitize the financial management […]
The New School University team, from New York City has visited the Overseers Educational Centre on 11 April. They were welcomed with the specially prepared performance, visited the facilities, discussed with teachers the main needs and issues, interacted with children and have made the arrangements for for periodic measurement of children weight and height as […]
Watu Kwa Watu was hosting from 10 to 16 April 2018 the team of 2 professors and 6 graduate students of International Development from the New School University in New York City, assisting Starkid and Overseers schools.
Watu Kwa Watu was invited in early 2017, via African Children’s Haven Foundation, to partner with the Art Fund of an American painter Dinesh Doshi to start the project DRAW YOUR DREAMS, in a few poor primary schools, both in urban slums and in rural areas in Kenya. The project introduces the elements of visual […]