As expected, we learned a lot on our trip to rural Kenya, but what struck us most, was how valued learning is to the kids here, and how much education has evolved in just a couple of years.
Every where we visited, kids and teachers alike expressed gratitude for the opportunity to attend school. The students constantly shared how they are advancing their learning opportunities.
The secondary schools (which to us is a high school) seemed particularly enthusiastic about academics. One school in particular ― Kisaruni, was especially memorable. Everything about this school amazed us. The campus was set in a scenic way, and every cement classroom was full of hard working students.
At this school we were given a tour by two girls named Marcella and Irene. These girls are 11th graders, and are very proud of their school. You can tell by the way they talk about how things run at Kisaruni that they are very involved in their education. When the tour was done, we had the ...