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Unique deaf school in Nairobi slum is a sign of hope for disabled Kenyans

Siena AnstisWebsite

Patrick teaches at the Greenhouse Pre-School in Kibera. Tucked into a sunny courtyard, the school is not typically representative of Kibera, the largest slum in the world and often used to represent Kenya’s “darker” side. The 25 students Patrick teaches are deaf. While they might be silenced to the busy noise of the surrounding city, […] More »

Back To Skool? A Case for Alternative Education

jasmine rezaee

Today marks the first day of school. Millions of children in Ontario and Canada are going back to class, back to their teachers and subjects, back to their school routine. This is the first fall, ever, that I haven’t gone back to skool. Reflecting on the whole experience I feel a big nostalgic, even a […] More »