Looking for the positives

The start of  a new term is always one of mixed emotions. The excitement of new classes, the blank page – the new stationery mixed with the wistfulness of missing family and the slower days of Summer. For many children school is the one place that they have security. Following our visit to Kakuma refugee camp the first classroom from our fundraising is now built … Continue reading Looking for the positives

8th – 10th May

Friday I lead an assembly at Springwell about raising funds for #Kakuma refugee camp – they have decided to do a #4000milechallenge! This is roughly the distance from their school to the camp in Kenya. http://www.janehewitt.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/4000milechallenge.html  I played with flowers from the garden and a ‘jam jar’ yesterday. Tommy stayed overnight – this morning was bath time! xx Continue reading 8th – 10th May

20th April

I spent the morning doing a ‘photo session’ for a local primary school in their foundation outdoor learning space. The children were delightful. They were happy, polite, friendly and self sufficient. I then spent the afternoon editing images from Kakuma refugee camp where the contrast could not be more marked. – We are all living our lives, due to a total random ‘accident of birth’ … Continue reading 20th April

12th March – 21st March Kakuma Refugee Camp Kenya

The last 10 days or so have been spent in Kenya working in Kakuma Refugee camp – here are just a few images – impossible to sum up this place and the hardships that some have to endure   We are trying to raise enough money for a new classroom – donations can be made here https://www.justgiving.com/ww-ep  thank you x   Continue reading 12th March – 21st March Kakuma Refugee Camp Kenya