Tegla Loroupe Peace Academy

Tegla Loroupe Peace Academy

The Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation is named for Tegla Loroupe, the world-champion marathon runner from Kapenguria, Kenya.

The Foundation is building a school for orphans affected by the violence in the cattle raising areas of north-west Kenya, eastern Uganda, southern Ethiopia and southern Sudan.

Soon there will be pictures of the school now under construction, together with architectural floor plans, together with suggested improvements by Architecture for Humanity.

The design goal is to create a school that is at the most advanced level of energy and water efficiency, utilizing local materials and construction techniques together with world-wide experience.

Phase one of the curriculum be for primary levels, with children from six years old to fourteen years old.

Project leaders are Richard Krop, Harun Korellach, and Enoch Rotich.

External links

* [http://www.teglaloroupepeacefoundation.org/tegla%20Loroupe%20Academy.htm Tegla Loroupe Peace Academy]

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