• 100 Day Celebrations Around the World

    A school John visited this week was celebrating their 100th Day of School! This is a popular observance in many schools around the world. Students and teachers have fun participating in a variety of Math, Art, Writing and other learning activities. One of John’s songs titled “How Much is 100?” includes the question, “How much is […]

  • Mukwashi Trust School 2020 School Year Starts!

    January 2020, Mukwashi Trust School began their thirteenth school year offering classes from Pre-K through Grade 12. The start of a new school year is filled with energy and promise and students at MTS are wasting no time in their education efforts. Campus improvements include the now operational girls sanitation block and new chalkboard desk […]

  • Mukwashi Mini Newsletter 2019: A Year of Promise

    A Visit From Mukwashi Alumni The members of this glowing group are some of the first students who started at Mukwashi in 2006: they represent the strength and success of our school community. None of them began with any of the stuff people in high income countries think matters, but they all have tons of […]

  • John Visits the Heroes of Paradise

                    In October I had the privilege of singing at the California State Reading Conference in Sacramento. At the conference, CRA honored the Teacher Heroes from Paradise. This brave group of teachers received a standing ovation for their heroism during and after the November 8, 2018 Camp Fire that destroyed […]