The Ota Initiative Blog

December 28, 2013

Students plant beans and discuss which they think will grow the best. 


I can’t believe I am saying this, but we are done with our first program here in Kayanga! Time has gone by so quickly. So what have we been up to these past few weeks? We’ve spun a nice story about...

December 10, 2013

 The Ota Initiative staff plays a teambuilding game during the leadership training seminar.



After months of planning, we launched our inaugural program today and held our first day of class. How exciting! However, before I mention our amazingly adorable students that...

December 9, 2013


On Monday December 2nd we held our first stakeholders meeting with parents and educators from the Kayanga community. After we further explained the program, we then welcomed questions, advice and ideas. We were not let down as we received many new ideas about how we c...

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