Living Classroom Exploring Kenya!

Past Volunteers

As the summer comes to an end, some lucky volunteers are still enjoying nature, community development and involvement in Turkana as part of our The Gen Foundation program, developing skills in the arts AND sciences.

For two hours each week, seventh graders from La Pine Intermediate School have traveled with their teachers to the region’s national parks as part of their science curriculum. By taking the classroom outside, they students have been able to enjoy hands-on lessons about the water cycle, soil structure and desert plants and wildlife.

As an added bonus, The Gen Foundation offers a one day leisure trip to Lake Turkana. We have partnered up with our very own local attractions national and game reserves, museums, archive to help promote nature journalism and photography skills in conjunction with the group’s science lessons. What a great idea!

Here are some recent photos from the Volunteers as they explore this beautiful place.

Beautiful scenery you encounter while giving back to the community.

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