Tegla Loroupe Education and Peace Center - Newsletter No 5 - May 2014
2014 started on a good note. At TLE&PC, we have been so fortunate to be blessed with support from different amazing people. From visitors, volunteers, friends, people fundraising on our behalf, medical officers looking at the welfare of our children, and so much more. We are really fighting Conflict and poverty through education here at TLE&PC and our pupils are a testament to that. They are inquisitive, creative, intelligent and making great strides in their education and Co-curriculum activities.
In this Edition:
- TLE&PC Highlights
- Medical Camp
- Educate A Child Visit
Kids to Kids Day Out
- Poverty Eradication
Highlights of 2014…We welcomed several new pupils who are now receiving a high-quality education.
We hosted amazing meetings at the school with TLPF team, parents and Ministry of Education.
We have received several visitors from January to date.
The Government Medical team from Kapenguria District Hospital spent one full day assessing the health and wellbeing of our children and gave their recommendations and medical reports.
We planted the vegetable garden to provide vegetables for the school.
We purchased a mini 14 seater van for the TLE&PC, through the support of H.S.H Prince Albert of Monaco.
We completed the school girl’s dormitory.
Tegla Loroupe Education & Peace Centre Medical Camp held in March 2014TLE&PC’S is lucky to have a passionate and dedicated group of staff, volunteers, friends and supporters who are constantly trying to make a difference in the lives of our children. The West Pokot District Hospital in Kapenguria has now partnered with the TLE&PC to provide frequent medical checks, advice as well as look at the well being of our pupils. The First medical camp was held in March 2014 under the leadership of Ms. Anna Gerloff from Germany. A team of 15 members from different medical departments visited the school and gave personalized checkups and observation to the children. The next medical camp will be held in June 2014.
The School vegetable gardenAs a way a balanced diet for our children and suppliment their meals, we have now established a kitchen vegetables garden to support feeding of the children. The children together with the teachers planted cabbages and Kales. In june 2014, we will plant Onions as well as Tomatoes at the school.
Our children have been involved in different extra curriculum such as dramatized dances and singing activities as they prepare to once again participate in the Music Festival interschool competitions.
A day to Remember for the Kids to Kids children – Their Day Out!The Kids to Kids children were taken to a Day out and a study tour at the Kitale Museum and were later treated to a special dinner prepared at the school, as a way to appreciate their effort and commitment to study despite their past experience.
The children later on received some clothes and pairs of shoes from ON Shoe.