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Owens, Mary – Childhood Education, 2020
The HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa has been devastating. Over 200,000 Kenyan children under the age of 14 are infected with HIV and an estimated 1.1 million Kenyan children are orphaned due to AIDS. Nyumbani Children's Home works in communities made vulnerable by this disease and the accompanying poverty to reduce transmission rates and…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Children, Death
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Tkachuk, Alla – Childhood Education, 2019
By transforming education to focus on nurturing creativity, teachers can better ensure that their students are receiving the best preparation for a future of rapid change. This article describes how Alla Tkachuk founded MASK (Mobile Art School in Kenya, www.mobileartschoolinkenya.org) to champion art for creativity in Africa. Starting as a small…
Descriptors: Creativity, Visualization, Foreign Countries, Art Education
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Gacheru, Margaretta; Smutny, Joan Franklin; Opiyo, Mumma – Childhood Education, 1999
Describes performing arts and story-telling programs in Kenya that help to meet the needs for a creative framework and orientation to genuine learning that recovers some of the diminishing traditions of pre-colonial Kenya. Includes descriptions of the Kenya Schools Drama Festival, the resurgence of traditional story telling, and the Kenya Drama…
Descriptors: Children, Creativity, Educational Needs, Folk Culture