22 High School students returned from a 15-day trip of adventure and duty this week. Following the work of the Take Action Group at school raising funds for Free the Children, the ambitious group worked on construction of classrooms in the village of Eor Ewuaso in SW Kenya.
The travellers worked hard at school building while educating themselves about the amazing accomplishments being made in water supply, agriculture, medical care and sustainable alternative income. This group of grades 9-12 students learned experientially, immersed in this impoverished region. They were literally “children helping children through education” which is the mandate of the organization.
All returned wiser and now appreciate what a fabulous life we have here at home, learning not to take things for granted. The eye opening experiences have made them better people, willing now to take action and make changes for the better locally and internationally. One highlight for all was the safari where many animals native to the African savannah were witnessed first-hand. We look forward to our next Take Action Group Me to We trip scheduled in two year’s time.