Life Skills on “Decision Making” @ St. Williams

We had a very fruitful YUMP lesson about how to make good decisions….

Education

Cultural Competency @ Jijenge Youth

Cultural Competency @ Jijenge Youth

-The purpose of this talk was to educate the youths on the role of cultural competence as the ability of an individual to understand and respect values, attitudes, beliefs, and mores that differ acros…

Introductory Session: Kudho Secondary School

Introductory Session: Kudho Secondary School

Since it was the first session with the group, the idea was to introduce the Youth Unleashed Mentorship Program to the group of Form 1 and Form 2 Boys.
We also wanted to find out what topics the stude…

English Class @ Remand Home

English Class @ Remand Home

We worked with worksheets to facilitate the development of speaking in the English language, and then worked on translating words from Kiswahili to english while looking at grammatical tenses….

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

We continue the successful work that has started the past weeks. This report covers two activities of the same kind as part of a string (Tue, 30.01. / Fri, 02.02.). Like the past weeks, it is still a …

German Alphabet and Numbers @ Kudho Secondary School

German Alphabet and Numbers @ Kudho Secondary School

This week a number of follow up sessions were held for students in “Form 1”. These students do have their first German language classes these days. This time the following topics were covered

* Alpha…

Initial German Class @ Kudho Secondary School

Initial German Class @ Kudho Secondary School

It was the very first German class for this particular class. It was also the very first school class held by anyone from within the Better Me organisation.

Students did have their initial German cla…

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

We continue the successful work that has started the past weeks. This report covers two activities of the same kind as part of a string (Tue, 23.02. / Fri, 26.02., each from 10 am to 12 pm).

It turne…

Computer Class for 8th Grade @ Korando

Computer Class for 8th Grade @ Korando

This was the initial computer class for the 8th grade at the Korando Educational Center in 2024. After a short introduction by the volunteer we started an open discussion about computers in general. T…

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

The purpose of this activity was to introduce a different way of teaching by using Swahili language in addition to pictures. Students did have to name the English term based on either the image or Swa…

Life skills on Emotions @ Remand Home

Life skills on Emotions @ Remand Home

It was a great chance to talk about emotions with kids. We prepared a sheet for everyone. The sheet shows different pictures of emotions and talk about those. Kids and volunteers talked about their ow…

Mobile Library Session @ Nyalenda Slums

Mobile Library Session @ Nyalenda Slums

It was beautiful to see how the kids at the slums saw us passing, and they could recognize it was for the Mobile Library. They kept on inviting others. The group got bigger even before we arrived at t…

English Class “Use of Apostrophe” @ Remand Home

English Class “Use of Apostrophe” @ Remand Home

The purpose of the activity was to introduce and teach the concept of shortening words or statements using apostrophes, engaging students in practical, hands-on exercises that reinforce learning throu…

English Class “Dictation” @ Remand Home

English Class “Dictation” @ Remand Home

The purpose of the exercise was to assess and improve the spelling skills of kids through a dictation exercise, creating a supportive and engaging learning environment for students to enhance their sp…

Korando School Closing Ceremony 3rd Term 2023

Korando School Closing Ceremony 3rd Term 2023

The celebration day of the school marked the last day of the academic year and signaled the beginning of the holidays. We played games, held a celebration ceremony, and organized lunch….

English Lesson “Homophones” @ Remand Home

English Lesson “Homophones” @ Remand Home

Students learnt about homophones. After explicitly discussing what it is and brainstorming, we conducted three different activities. 1 – worksheet, 2 – exploring a picture book with homophones, 3 – wo…

Grade 4 Ubuntu Art Class @ Korando

Grade 4 Ubuntu Art Class @ Korando

Student’s completed an artwork resembling a colourful style portrait. The students listened to instructions step by step until the colouring stage where they were given an opportunity to make their ow…

English Lesson “Antonyms” @ Remand Home

English Lesson “Antonyms” @ Remand Home

The students learnt about Antonyms which are opposite words. We participated in multiple activities to consolidate the different words they were learning. The activities included worksheets, writing i…

Art Class Korando

Art Class Korando

Students were given step by step instructions to complete an artwork of a woman using different coloured pencils. Natalie was meant to give instructions via video call but she could not connect. Dahli…

Remand Home English Lesson

Remand Home English Lesson

The purpose of this english lesson at Remand Home was to help students to recap and revise their knowledge of last weeks grammar, spelling and topic of the human body, as well as teach students how to…

WORLD CLEANUP DAY 2023

WORLD CLEANUP DAY 2023

World cleanup day unites volunteers and partners worldwide to rid our planet of trash, litters and mismanaged waste. By joining hands together we are able to achieve incredible things. The idea for th…

Success stories from our Bursary Program

Success stories from our Bursary Program

I am grateful to all those who contributed to my success at high school level and I would like to let you all know that through perseverance, patience and determination, one can walk far.