Ms_Watkins, Author at Beyond the Classroom

Author: Ms_Watkins

Pen Pal program leads Ugandan teacher to visit Harby Junior High School

The following article was written for my school district’s newsletter.

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Two New Ways You Can Help

Before you start your back-to-school shopping, I wanted to tell you about two new ways you can support the kids at the schools I visited in Uganda. Please take a minute to read this blog post and help if you can.

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Transportation

When we were planning the trip, we looked into renting a car in Entebbe to get back and forth from our hotel to the school.

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Names

I was called many names this week.

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Teachers

The teachers’ work ethic is just as disciplined as the students.

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AFRIpads

About 60-80 girls did not receive the AFRIpad kits because we ran out.

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Student Observations

Students have metal pencil boxes with their supplies.

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Final Day at the School

I wanted to spend my last day just observing each classroom.

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Sports Teams

After our road trip, I presented the uniforms and other sports equipment to the girls netball team and the boys soccer team.

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Rescue the Poor Uganda

We made a visit out to the orphanage where my friend Deborah now works.

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