Not to be outdone by Natunini some of the boys have also been experimenting with the art of hat making.
Natunini is almost certainly going to become a milliner, or at the very least a leader in hat fashion. As several photographs on this site will testify, she is often to be seen wearing stylish head gear. This floral arrangement, made from desert rose flowers, is just the latest of this fashionista’s creations.
A crack in a water pipe is a problem for the maintenance team (AKA Kitonga and Moses) but for the rest of us there is a pleasant side effect. As the land and plants all around us take on their long dry season look, of dusty ochre and parched leaflessness, we have a little oasis …
These members of the Rhino group are hoping the elephants won’t find their little vegetable sack garden, hidden as it is behind the dinning hall.
Two young ladies from the Rhino group, enjoying a moment of quiet in the dinning hall before the main lunch crowd comes in.
#46 How to carry a table when you are small.
Skipping rope is the current craze in the school. At each 15 minute break between classes all the children rush out to jump rope. This little girl impressed everyone by jumping so high, and laughing so much when she did.
Each child brings a stick of firewood with them when 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.
Squirrels gathering for a cup of uji and a chin-wag.
Charly, often the instigator of interesting activities when he visits the school, had the children using team work to guide each other blindfolded through a maze of string.
Some of the Olng’arua kids investigating the largest wind farm in Africa.