Kan Ajak primary School Learn and lead Kan ajak village, Awiel east countyNorthern Bahr El Ghazal – south Sudan
StatisticsGirls 257 60% returneesBoys 203 60% returneesTeachers (m) 6Teachers (F) 2Teachers on 2salaryVolunteers 6Classrooms 5 Bamboo construction
IntroductionKan Ajak School Is a BrainchildOf Aheu Dit Women Group• The school runs an early child education program• and a formal primary school which goes up to grade fiveSince its establishment fiveyears ago the school hasreceived more children everyyear, with a big number ofreturnee children joining theschool.
ClassesLOWER CLASSES 3-10 years UPPER CLASSES 7 – 19 years
SubjectsThe children in this schoolare using the southSudanese curriculum thesubjects includesMathematicsCREEnglishSocial scienceAgricultureDinka Language
Child right club The child right club is the first to be introduce to kan ajak primary school, it is mainly teaching the children of there rights. They are also involved in sports activities
BloomtriggerThe volunteers so theneed to look foractivities that canhelp the children withthere study andschooling .Bloomtrigger projectcame at the rightmoment and weembraced it.
Fuel from wasteFuel from waste isalso an activeclub, with thechildren mostlyinvolved incollection of theirown waste at theschool .
Question and answerWhat is it like for thechildren to study atthe school?For the children it isfun to come to schooldespite hardships
Question and answerAt which age do they finishschool?People here completeschool at differentages those who couldnot attend to schoolearlier are now inschool despite anadvanced age.
Question and answerDo they have to walkfar to get to school?The children have totravel both short andlong distances.But for the youngerchildren if no school iswithin reach in theirarea, then they arenot allowed to attendespecially girls.
Question and answerAnd can they get jobs afterschool?Getting a job in southSudan is still an issue, withthe government being thelargest employer-especially in the army. Nongovernmentalorganizational employ amajority of youth butqualification standard aresometimes to high for thelocally educated students.
What things do the children want most in life?• The children here want books and other learning materials which are availed by UNICEF but is not adequate• After seeing what a a laptop can do, it is their wish that they will be able learn working with computers.• Other needs for furniture and other equipments
Summary Prepared by James Ochienga volunteer working with the community in Kan Ajak village Awiel east county, Northern Bahr el ghazal state, South Sudan.