Monday, October 31, 2011

A learning session

These St.Patricks's students participating in the Adobe Youth Voices had a very successful photo shooting session where they shot photos in line with climate change,its contribution to poverty levels and how it affects their school life.These are some students' photos during the session.For more on the training kindly visit their blog: YOUTH VOICE

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Youth say….through photography

Thirty students from St.Patrick’s High School in Mutomo District of Kitui County,Eastern Kenya are benefiting from a photography course through Mutomo Maarifa Centre.

The training is supported by Adobe Foundation through the Adobe Youth Voices Program,a global philanthropic initiative inspiring youth to 'create with purpose'

The youth program,dubbed as 'The change we want" will see the youth addressing issues affecting them and their communities through use of multimedia tools.Youth will also gain skills on teamwork,photography and Adobe software editing skills.

Mutomo Maarifa Centre has set up a blog where we will be posting on the youth’s progress as they work on the program.Please visit this link to see their progress

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Pupils have a taste of technology at Maarifa Centre.

Twenty pupils from Makosi Primary School of Mutha Division in Mutomo District today had an exciting opportunity to attend an Introduction to Computers learning session at Mutomo Maarifa Centre.

The standard eight candidates who were accompanied by two of their teachers were happy to learn and practice on the basic computer operations.

‘I have always been hearing about computers but I was yet to see and operate one. I am very happy for the chance to finally know how a computer works' said Shadrack Muliwa,a pupil . He added that he can now boot a computer, write, edit and save a document on his own’

Mr.Jeff Muta,a teacher thanked the Field Officer for taking the pupils through the session.

During the three hour session,the pupils learnt on types of computers,computer elements,and had a practical section where each booted up a computer, typed,edited and saved their documents in Microsoft Word.

The pupils were on a learning trip in Mutomo District to learn on operations in Government Offices and other Organizations.

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