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Woodside Priory teacher hits the books in Africa

Original post made on Sep 24, 2008

In my role as physics teacher at Woodside Priory School, I have thought a lot about teaching a universe of children; not only my students at the Priory. I and other teachers across the Bay Area are devoting ourselves to the aim of creating the first free girls' secondary school in Kenya, the Daraja Academy.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Bill Shu
a resident of another community
on Sep 24, 2008 at 6:43 pm

It was wonderful for Mr. Bessin from the Woodside Priory School to
spent the summer vacation experiencing another part of the world, and
brought back his experiences to share with us.
One of my relative used to work in a rural part of Nigeria, I can
totally relate to Mr. Bessin's ideas and feelings. My family and I
absolutely agree with Mr. Bessin. Education is the most important factor in bringing hope to a underdeveloped country. From our first
hand experiences, building schools in far to reach parts of China,
enable the children of parents who cannot read and write to have the
opportunities to change the world they live in.
Our salute to all those who are working hard for the underpriviliged
children.