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Believer in educating the world using "open systems", "open content", "open source" and providing tools to inquiring minds without pre-conditions.

Vacation Camps at Bungoma Center & Wildlife Studies

For the last 5 years the Hands of Charity Team in the Bungoma County Bukokholo village have held Vacation or Term Break Camps open to any student who shows up at the door.  The schools have three breaks a year between … Continue reading

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Small Solutions 2016 Site Visit to Hands of Charity Schools

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Learning by Doing, Solving Real World Problems – Using Technology

Butonge primary school. – class seven Understanding the Environment: Forests and Fields: We used paint activity to choose colors according to the surrounding features. They drew a green vegetation as a simple of a place having enough rainfall and a … Continue reading

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Endangered Species One Planet Education On-Line LIVE Connections

ONE PLANET EDUCATION PROGRAM  WITH BUNGOMA FOR OPEN LIVE SKYPE WITH SCHOOLS IN BROOKLYN, BRONX, NORTH CAROLINA, HAITI, KENYA QUESTIONS ASKED BY BUNGOMA STUDENTS OVER ENDANGERED WILDLIFE SPECIES AND OTHERS DURING 6TH AND 7TH JUNE EVENT. How are Turtles endangered?Why … Continue reading

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Hands of Charity Community Change Makers

REPORT The camp started on a Saturday which consisted of learners and teachers joined and showed a lot of interest towards the camp and did group work learning on the projects they intend to deal with for finding a long … Continue reading

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Connecting Kids Wildlife Studies – Latest Report from Bonnie

  Wildlife Protection : One Planet Education Network brings  Bungoma Kenya SSBI Hands of Charity partners with Haiti, and US students together.    Click to support this work: Support These Kenya Kids SKYPE with Haiti  and US students started well whereby our learners … Continue reading

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Imagine You Could Do This Too! African Friends

Hands of Charity and  Kenya Friends of Small Solutions We could do this… join the movement, create fashion from ‘trash’! View on Youtube:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z61Qi_0aIJc  

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Poetry about Math & Imagination

by Loren Malaguzzi The child is made of one hundred |The child has a hundred languages | a hundred hands | a hundred thoughts | a hundred ways of thinking, of playing, of speaking. | A hundred always a hundred | ways of listening … Continue reading

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Endangered Wildlife

Who is Smarter, Humans or Animals? Small Solutions Big Ideas has been delighted with the art produced by our Hands of Charity project participants.  They have been researching, writing, and creating art on the issue of wildlife protection for several … Continue reading

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Deepening Learning

How do we change learning?  It’s not just about getting computers and teaching kids to use them,  it is about deepening and accelerating the learning.  Change attitudes and a vision of what learning can be. In the 21st century model … Continue reading

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