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    The essential role of Education

    I am seeing, first hand, the struggles and sacrifices parents make in a genuine attempt to better the lives of their children through education here in rural Africa. Once I was part of the same experience, disappointing my own parents in not taking the opportunity that I was given. However, as parents we made sacrifices, educating my own daughter, Georgina; giving her the very best we could provide, as do a great numbers of parents/grandparents. In the UK we have so much more… In Kenya they have far more challenges including share one book among 3 pupils, even in class 8 when taking important exams to go to secondary school.…

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    Equator Water Trick Kenya

    The local transport are buses which are 14 seat Toyoto, the locals call them Matatu. Last Thursday we traveled a very long distance in a Matatu crossing over the Equator. The number of passengers inside was 21 adults inc me, plus a child. I tried the Equator water test. I confirm that I witnessed (with my own eyes, not theory) 10 ft north of the equator when you pull the plug the water goes clockwise and just 10ft south of the equator the water goes anti clockwise. On the Equator, no movement occurs, the water goes straight down the hole. Well… not quite. The trick is ‘how’ you pour water…