Our Sponsored Children, and the Kenya Project.
The 2006 Project
|Friday 10 Feb||.||Fly from London Heathrow
Arrive in Nairobi (evening)
Stay night at hotel in Nairobi
|Saturday 11 Feb
|8.00am||Depart Nairobi airport
Arrive Kisumu airport 9.00
Collect hire car (4x4 SUV)
Check in to Kisumu Hotel
|.||12.30||Lunch with Zadok Obiero (Headteacher)||To discuss future project needs.|
|.||pm.||Shopping in Kisumu||.|
|Sunday 12 Feb||1.00pm||Lunch Meeting with John Alago||John is a solicitor in Kisumu, and has strong ties to the school. He is also standing for local government.|
|7.00pm||Dinner meeting with Pamela Akello||Pamela is the Municipal Education Officer|
|Monday 13 Feb||10.30am||Rod & Gay would like to meet with parents/guardians of ECDC children at Dago Kokore. Discuss sponsorship scheme.||We feel that it is important for parents/guardians to understand the sponsorship scheme, and how their childrens' school fees will be funded.|
|.||a.m.||Rod to take photos of new 2006 entry children in ECDC for sponsors||(Rod needs list of children with reference numbers in advance)|
|.||.||Gay to discuss needs of ECDC (Infant School) with Mary Waga||.|
|.||p.m.||Rod & Gay to visit Secondary School||.|
|Tuesday 14 Feb||9.00am||Airport to meet English teachers arriving||A group of English teachers are arriving as part of a "school link" with
various primary schools in the Kisumu district.
Collect Jane Watkinson (Headteacher of Ruardean School, which has a link with Dago Kokore)
10.00 To Dago Kokore Primary School
|.||12.00||Meeting with Dago Kokore Primary School teachers to discuss needs||.|
|Wednesday 15 Feb||.||Rod & Gay to visit one or two nearest primary schools.||.|
|Thursday 16 Feb||a.m.||.||.|
|1.00pm||Meet Jim Nowak & Joanne Cala from USA at Mbaka Oromo Primary School.
Meet William Kabbis (head teacher)
|Jim Nowak & Joanne Cala (and her husband Bill, who won't be here on this trip) from the USA are just starting a similar support project with another primary school near Kisumu.|
|Friday 17 Feb||10.00am||Jim Nowak & Joanne Carla to Kisumu Hotel
Visit of Jim Nowak & Joanne Carla to Dago Kokore.
Meet with head teacher & Paul (the builder of the ECDC at Dago)
|Jim & Joanne want to see what we did at Dago Kokore, and find out
how it was done.
|.||.||.||Ted Aloo returns to Kisumu from Edinbugh|
|.||7.00pm||Dinner with English teachers in Kisumu||This will be the last day of the visit of the English teachers in
A time to share experiences, and perhaps encourage them to set up similar schemes to ours at their contact schools.
|Saturday 18 Feb||12.00||Debrief Meeting in Kisumu Hotel to discuss future plans and needs.||Attendees:
|.||7.00pm||(possible) Evening with visiting English Teachers at the house of Tedman Aloo||to be confirmed|
|Sunday 19 Feb||.||Rod & Gay sightseeing trip.||.|
|Monday 20 Feb||a.m.||Rod & Gay final visit to Dago Kokore School.||.|
|.||Evening||Rod & Gay depart Kisumu Airport to Nairobi||.|
|.||Overnight||Nairobi to London Heathrow||.|