World Aids Day 2023: Let communities lead

“Let us give publicity to HIV/AIDS and not hide it, because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness like TB, or cancer is always to come out and say, somebody has died because of HIV/AIDS and people will stop regarding it as something extra ordinary.” – Nelson Mandela Each year, on […]

World Teachers’ Day 2023

“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.” –Sidney Hook Every year on October 5th, the world comes together to celebrate World Teachers’ Day—a day dedicated to recognizing the tremendous contributions of teachers in shaping the minds of the future. In 2023, […]

International Youth Day

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”- Franklin D With over half of the world’s population aged below 30, young people are not just the leaders of tomorrow, they are the leaders of today!August 12th marks International youth day- a day to recognize the […]

Delayed grief

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it’s overwhelming. All you can do is learn to swim.” Vicki Harrison Grief is an overwhelming experience nobody is ever prepared for. People deal with grief differently. While to some, it comes immediately after a loss, […]

World Environment Day 2023

Did you know that every year, the globe generates over 400 million metric tons of plastic waste, of which 10 million tons end up in the ocean? Available data shows that the full amount of plastic that becomes waste in Kenya is approximately 0.5 to 1.3 million tons per year. Although the planet in which […]

Social Networking

Back in high school, we would often have debates around technology, and whether it was something bad or good. The conversation is now different. With much observation and reference to the current digital space, it is very clear that we cannot do without technology, and much more, social media. There has been many developments that […]

International day of women and girls in science

Did you know that globally: – Only 33 percent of researchers are women?   – That they are awarded less research funding than men? – And are less likely to be promoted? Even though women have made tremendous progress towards increasing their participation in higher education, they are still under-represented in the field of science. […]

Creative hobbies that will make you smarter and more productive

Are you aware that some of the hobbies you do for fun actually raise your IQ and escalate your productivity? It could be how we choose to distract ourselves from the worries and troubles of the day, or the aspects of our work that give pleasure. Whatever the case, it is good to have hobbies!  […]


“Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another’s beliefs, practices and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.”- Joseph E. Osborne. This implies that we do not have to own one’s beliefs, and condemns the oppression or persecution of others. In our daily life, tolerance is paramount to sustain relationships. Unfortunately, it is […]

World Teachers Day 2022: “The transformation of education begins with teachers.”

True teachers use themselves as bridges, over which they invite their students to cross. Then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.” – Nikos Kazantzakis How can you describe your teachers if asked?  Most of us have grown looking up to our teachers, as mentors and heroes. Indeed, […]