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26th Oct 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Travel Like You Care!

Four years ago, traveling changed my life for the better! I came to Montezuma, Costa Rica with two friends and immediately fell in love with the natural beauty, lush jungle, stunning beaches. I had been working as an inner city high school teacher for years and longed for change. At this time in my life, […]

Helping Get an Education
25th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Helping Get an Education

Zoe, 6 years old, is coming to class on a one-hour long daily walk, proud to come to school, unlike her parents who are both illiterate. She enters a room where 90 pupils are present, instead of 30, with 3-4 pupils on each bench instead of 1-2. Today she is welcome by Paper for All […]

Life Has Its Curves
23rd Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Life Has Its Curves

Life has its ups and downs, smooth curves and rough curves. This is a very disheartening experience. One of my friend’s takkies got stolen when they were left in the school cabinet in class. The teacher was not around. One of my friends saw the boy who stole the takkies. My friend saw the teacher […]

Sharing Food
23rd Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Sharing Food

Sharing food with others is great. I like apples a lot, they are my favorite and they are very healthy. I am going to tell you a story a friend of mine who used to come to school without food to eat during break time and lunch. I was so touched that I had to […]

Dream Big
17th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Dream Big

Is it not ironic how we tend to settle for the low outcomes of our efficiency? For instance in Physics we know that energy output is never 100%, but why apply such fixed laws of day to day lives that are altered by every second. Well I believe once you cease to believe that you […]

Feeling Protected
5th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Feeling Protected

With crime on the rampage a lot of ungodly things going on, especially with teenagers and in schools. We witnessed a fight one day at my school and someone got hurt and was taken to the hospital. How it reminds me of the parable of the Good Samaritan in the bible who took a man […]

30th Jun 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on My Story

I live in a village in Kenya known as Kiambiu slums. I have something small to share with the world that would be inspiring and touching to many people. My dad was burnt in the house way back in the year 1996. My other siblings and I had not joined school yet and my mother […]

13th Jun 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Togetherness

My class had to sing for the rest of the school. It was very great, because during the time where we song, I just felt that all kinds of problems in the class were forgotten. We were together about the song. Katrine, 15, Denmark

6th May 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Spring Fever

From my classroom window, I can see the American flag rising and falling on a light breeze. Clouds part, and the newfound sunlight streams in through open windows. The frozen ground finally gives way, and sprouts push their way to the surface. The weather is perfect. I can smell spring in the air. There is […]

22nd Mar 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Awesome Grade

My magical moment is when I got an A+ on my math test. I was so excited and happy with myself that I got an A+ on my 40 point test. I think my parents were very surprised with my hard work and happy with my achievement. I have to thank my math teacher Mr. […]

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