The Broadview

Maasai warrior informs about different cultures

Gerard Sayilel Murero, a Maasai villager from Kenya presented on women's roles in Kenyan society.

Halie Kim, Reporter

December 12, 2015

Yesterday in the Syufy Theatre, Gerald Sayilel Murero, a Maasai warrior visited from southeastern Kenya to talk about a girl’s life in Kenya. “I think it’s really cool, especially because you don’t know what it’s like until you’ve been there,” sophomore Francesca Petruzzelli said. “I c...

One girl bands schools together

Mary Grace Henry, a senior at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich Conn. makes and sells headbands so girls in Uganda and Kenya will have an education and safe place to learn.

December 12, 2014

While many 12-year-olds spend free time having friends over for playdates, Mary Grace Henry was starting her own charitable foundation to fund girls education in Africa. Henry, a senior at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Conn., is founder of Reverse the Course Foundation and Reverse the Course LLC, a ...

Teens ‘get cultured’ through global service trips

Taiwanese children make rice cereal and marshmallow treats for the first time with junior Kathryn Yu and her volunteer group. Yu traveled with Grace Covenant Church to work in schools.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2014

Overseas service programs offer students a wide selection of volunteer experiences from working with children in Fiji to feeding and caring for animals in a Kenyan elephant orphanage and giraffe sanctuary. “Everyday was spent half teaching and half constructing the local Nasivikoso school,” junior...

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