Nankhonde school: Big mess

First of all Jesse, one of the original founders of World Camp came to stay starting Monday night with his friend Josh. They started a company called MokuZoku which is an online game site for kids, where points earned online earn trees for us to give the kids to plant in Malawi. So, they donated every tree we gave the kids this month. We finished up with Nankhonde school today….

January 14, 2009

Last day of Kamwama

The last day of camp at Kamwama went really well. We taught the kids how to play ultimate frisbee, did a little HIV teaching, and then planted some trees around the school. The kids got to do their presentations, and I was SO proud of our group. They stood up in front of everyone and sang absolutely beautiful. I felt like they were my kids! We gave the school a…

January 10, 2009

Day 2 of Kamwama: A little frustrating

We went back to Kamwama school for day two today. The main topic was “empowerment”, so the girls were split up from the boys. The goal of the discussion was to make the girls feel like they have a choice in whether they have sex with a boy or not, and to learn about their bodies and ask any questions they wanted. We finished up on environmental education in the…

January 9, 2009

Day 1 of Kamwama: Success!

Today was our first day at the Kamwama camp in Malawi. We’re split up in to teams of two for the teaching, but the beginning of the day is the best part. We drive up in a bus, and the kids come RUNNING at us from all different directions screaming and waving with huge smiles. When you get off the bus, they all want to touch you and hold your…

January 8, 2009