Facilities

01
Oct

Class 3 and 4 are learning fractions

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Class 3 and 4 are learning fractions, just like kids everywhere. Thanks to donations from Amka Afrika’s friends, these students learned with paper and scissors, which are not available in most other schools in the area. Nancy used the strips to teach fractions game that helped all students master the concepts.

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16
Sep

Sherrie Benson

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Sherrie Benson, who documented the group’s visit, had lots of fun with Paschalina, teacher of the Nursery Class, and her students.

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04
Sep

Educators led by Judy McAtee

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In September, nine educators visited Amka Afrika led by Judy McAtee. Like Phyllis DiFrancesco pictured here, they stepped right into our classrooms and taught lessons we had planned during August. They also brought nine suitcases full of very welcome school supplies and donations!

Students in Class One clapped in rhythm and learned to sing “Where is Thumbkin?” from Phyllis. Everyone in the class now knows where Thumbkin is, and they won’t forget.

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11
Mar

03/11/2013 - Standing Room Only At Amka

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Dear Friends, there is standing room only at Amka Afrika School. This is true in the classrooms and in the school van. We are close to 70 kids and the Baby Class is overflowing. It's wall-to-wall desks. Luckily, Simon started building two new classrooms in January. The first one in already under roof and the second has walls that are almost complete. Gabriel, the man who constructed the original two classrooms, is heading up this project. His daughter Rebecca attends Amka.

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11
Mar

3/11/2013 - Picture Gallery

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The new Amka Afrika School. The original classrooms and water tank are on the left, with glass windows and locking doors. The first new classroom (with an office!!) is the section under roof. The second new classroom has walls almost up to the roofline.


The new Amka, from the back. Original classrooms are on the right, the first new classroom and school office are under roof, and the second new classroom has walls almost up to the roofline.


Gabriel, in orange, supervises the construction of the two new classrooms.


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11
Jan

1/11/2012 - What’s New In 2012

By: Ann

Container Update–January 11, 2012

The latest word from Carrie McConachie (received Jan. 9), who talks to the container company, who talks to our agent in Dar Es Salaam, who talks to the officials in the Treasury Department is…..

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