We recently said goodbye to 10 volunteers from Europe who have been quite involved in fundraising and the building of a new CBSM school. The school is in its early development stages, but will be made out of concrete materials as opposed to cow dug and sticks which the current school is made out of.
Breezie, our Peace Corps volunteer has been very busy in Kimilili. She has started a health club which she teaches to CBSM’s students in classes 4-7, which she is really enjoying. She teaches them a variety of topics and most recently she has been teaching them about self-esteem, an important aspect of adolescence.
The children really look forward to seeing her every week and enjoy the activities she has been getting them involved in!
At the CBSM school Breezie has been planting gardens with nutritious vegetables and is trying to create sack gardens, which is soil in sack bags with sukuma seedlings (resembles kale). Sukuma seedlings are somewhat out of season and Breezie has been hunting for them in and around the city.
We can’t wait to see how they turn out!
We hope everyone is enjoy their 2012 as much as we are!