Each child brings a stick of firewood with them they come to school to feed the fire that cooks their lunch.
Our solar water pump takes all day to fill the school tanks, as apposed to 45 minutes with a petrol pump. But who cares!? We have plenty of sunshine and this lovely little pump quietly and cleanly fills our tanks for the week by the end of the day.
Our Environment is our home, we should not destroy it.
The children worked very hard this year on the school ‘shamba’ (vegetable garden). It was looking wonderful; we had started harvesting sukuma (a green leafy vegetable like kale) and were keenly anticipating tomatoes, green peppers and carrots. – Then an elephant came to tea. – Sadly our fence was no match for a determined elephant …