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    Growing skills for Dorothy's students

    Day 228

    Little Chickens

    As we continue our journey with Zu in Nakivale, we focused on some of the things she’s most passionate about. Education is one of them.

    We wanted to do the doable with Zu at one of the schools in the settlement, and we knew just the person to connect her with – Dorothy.

    Dorothy is the teacher at Kajaho Primary School who runs the program for deaf students. She is one in a million, and we always act on the opportunity to work with her.

    One of Dorothy’s ideas? Building a hen house and having her students raise chickens!

    According to Dorothy, raising chickens teaches important life skills and also gives them access to a livelihood opportunity. It’s great training for the future, which is particularly important because deaf students can have a difficult time finding work.

    Learning to raise chickens, they’ll have a vocational skill in their back pocket as soon as they graduate.

    Naturally, we loved this idea and the children loved the chickens! It was a win win all around.

    Here’s to Kajaho’s chicken farming future!

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