Tell me how you are feeling about Project LINC. What are some thoughts, feelings, or images that you think of? Zoe S.- This project will individually change the people in Nairobi's lives, as well as ours. I am really excited about working with Nairobi and a classroom in Greece. A lot of people that
Students will watch a video from a missionary who went to Africa. Click HERE to watch the video It clearly shows what life is like for children in Africa. We will then discuss facts about water in developed and developing countries using a PowerPoint to help facilitate discussion. This will compare the lives of our
A Skype call with Livingstone Kegode, a teacher in Nairobi, Africa was set up so that students could interact with the Nairobi students. Recently, we heard about the unfortunate news that one of the pipes in the school recently burst, leaving him and all the students with contaminated water.
Later, teachers came up with the idea of giving 6th and 7th grade students a real-life example of problem solving, and decided to begin a cross-curricular project centered on the water contamination problem in Nairobi.
Three countries and three cities will collaborate in this cross curricular project: Andover (the USA), Nairobi (Kenya), Trikala (Greece)
Lifestraw company partnered with us on 11/02/2015 and offered 4 LifeStraw Community filters; 2 for the Havilla School and 2 for the Cheery Education Centre in Nairobi (Kenya).They also offered to set up the installation of the LifeStraw Community purifiers and train both the teachers and students on how to use them properly.Recently they upgraded their donation and they eventually donated 7 water filters;this will provide clean water for more than 500 children.
If you wish to donate or ask any questions regarding the Project L.I.N.C, you can contact one of the following people
Stacey Ryan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Iro Stefopoulou: email@example.com