The Walk Centre

Project Progress- The Walk Centre - volunteers teaching at The Walk Centre.
Project Progress – The Walk Centre

The beginning of the academic year is often seen as a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. However, we think it’s also the perfect opportunity to pause, reflect, and...

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The Walk Centre
The Walk Centre – two months on

The Walk Centre primary school opened its doors in August, after 18 months of hard work and fundraising. Two months on, the school is flourishing and children are making the...

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Teaching placement Kenya
A year on, teacher Heather reflects on her experiences teaching in Kenya

A year on, Nottingham Trent University trainee teacher, Heather Warren, reflects on her experiences teaching in Kenya.

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The Big Bike Ride - Day Four Day Three Day Two
The Big Bike Ride – Day Two – Naivasha to Nairobi

Day Two - We set off at 9am from Naivasha and immediately began one the hardest, longest elevation stretches of the whole bike ride; 17 miles long and a climb...

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The Big Bike Ride - Day One
The Big Bike Ride – Day One – Nakuru to Naivasha

Day One - After some last minute adjustments, the team loaded up and the support van and headed for the supermarket to stock up on supplies.

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The Walk Centre opening ceremony
The Big Bike Ride – The Walk Centre’s opening ceremony

Opening Ceremony - After months of waiting, the new Walk Centre primary school was officially opened today, with students, parents, alumni, staff and various dignitaries all in attendance – as...

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School Geography Challenge
Day Seven: Farewell day at The Walk Centre

It is farewell day at The Walk Centre, a more informal day being a Saturday, and the girls spend their last volunteer hours enjoying playground activities with the children.

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School Geography Challenge
Day Two: The Walk Centre

The group travel to The Walk Centre, where they will spend their time volunteering, and receive a warm welcome from the children with singing and smiles.

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The Big Bike Ride Kenya
The Big Bike Ride for The Walk Centre

Back in 2007, I travelled to Kenya myself for the first time to volunteer with a project called The Walk Centre and had such a life-changing experience that, two years...

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The Big Build Kenya – February 2017

We are now thirteen months into African Adventures Foundation’s biggest ever fundraising drive and, already, we have raised nearly £42,000.00 for the new Walk Centre primary school through our Big...

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