The second term goes from early May to end of July/beginning of August. In August, the school will close down again for a three-to-four week vacation. The third term begins in the first week of September and will last through the end of November, when everyone at the school will head off for the December holidays, ready to begin a new school year in January.
I will be leading a group of eleven volunteers from the Potomac School in McLean, Virginia to visit Red Rose for community service and to learn more about Kenya in mid-June through early July. We are collecting funds for uniform items for the children, other school supplies, and for things such as paint, timber, and nails which we will use in repainting the furniture and sprucing up the classrooms to make for a more pleasant learning environment. The pictures below were taken at the beginning of the second term. Our plan is to make sure by the end of our community service at the school in July, all these classrooms, desks, chairs etc will look much better than they do today. Click here for a PDF brochure with more information about our efforts for the summer.