Last Chapter we told Julia’s story of the Trust Nomad Education Program. To follow up this week we’ve put together some footage we took of elders blessing a new eco-school in 2011.
The school is in the Kalwalash area of Kipsing in Samburuland and shows the elders blessing the school a few days before it opens. One senior elder is calling the blessing, with everyone replying ‘ngai’ which means god.
As last week’s post told us, without the support of the people there can be no school. The elders are giving their blessing to show their support and ensure the safety and fortune of the school and its community.
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1: S. Kenyon.