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Teen helps open school in remote Kenyan village

Teen helps open school in remote Kenyan village

Carmel Valley resident Shawdi Amini, 14, recently traveled to Kenya with 30 other Kids for Peace (KFP) volunteers to open an elementary school for the children of a remote village called Mikei. This village has no electricity, plumbing, or amenities, and the residents use rainwater for bathing, cleaning, cooking, and drinking. Mikei has no permanent elementary school system and every year the location of the makeshift school may change thus forcing hundreds of children to walk for hours to get there. The kids are eager to learn, but their school environment is less than ideal, often lacking desks, chairs, books, pencils and lunches.

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