The second part of our Newport Primary School feature, where we answer the questions put to us by Mrs Savill’s class. Also in this post is the video clip we showed the children of Newport Primary, to help give them an idea of life in the Himalayan foothills.
We take a break from our travelling and return to Newport Primary School, more specifically Class 5 who we visited last week. We showed video clips of our time in the Himalayas and we talked about life on the sea. We were there to start a cultural exchange programme between the students of Newport and the students at Magno Vale Academy, a school set up by the MondoChallenge Foundation. The project is being coordinated by Class 5’s teacher Jude Savill, MondoChallenge representative Amy Pettipher, and ourselves. More on MondoChallenge later, in the meantime we just had to print and reply to these wonderful letters. Here are the first three:
Aid reaches Somalia Islamist area The Red Cross delivers food into one of Somalia’s worst hit drought areas, controlled by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab.
Tanker seized off western Africa Pirates hijack an Italian diesel tanker off the coast of the west African state of Benin in an attack of the kind more usually associated with Somalia.
VIDEO: Aid reaches Somalia Islamist area The Red Cross has managed to deliver food to 24,000 people to a town, north-west of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu.
Australia urges world to work on Somalia famine relief NAIROBI (Reuters) – Australia urged the international community Sunday to rally behind the U.N. relief effort in the famine-struck Horn of Africa or risk hundreds of thousands of people starving to death.