This morning, the children of the free primary school at Future Stars have been hard at work in their various lessons. They wanted to share the results of their efforts with you.
One of our younger students has been learning Kiswahili and practising handwriting and spelling.
In class 2’s mathematics lesson, the topic was ‘addition and subtraction of two-digit numbers’. It looks like it was a very successful class!
In the afternoon, all of the children settled down to some drawing. Each child was asked to draw either:

  • What they see each day
  • What they dream of
  • Their favourite things

Austine has drawn a house with a water supply and the bicycle that he dreams of owning.
Boaz is dreaming of nature – something that rarely makes an appearance in the slum.  You’d have to try very hard to find a tree or a flower growing in this environment.
Joan dreams of a permanent building for the school – the kind seen outside the slum with ground for playing.
Wayne imagines technology, even though it’s unlikely he’s ever touched a computer.
Poignantly, Joan and John have drawn their mothers.  Both of these children live at Future Stars
Amongst the other drawings you will see animals, buildings, and some of the everyday items known to the children.

Thanks!

Thanks!

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