Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12, 2013), Kenyan Style

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GIving fire safety lessons before practicing escape routes.
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Assisting the girls with exiting through the rear window of the dormitory during our first fire drill.
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The boys practicing exiting the dormitory through the rear window during our fire drill.
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The girls running from the dormitory to our “safe place” meeting point.
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During one of our later drills, while we were timing their escape, the girls even began using 2 windows to exit the dormitory.
Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12, 2013), Kenyan Style
Running to our “safe place” meeting point after escaping the dormitory during our fire drill.
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Discussing the drill with the girls afterwards.
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Giving feedback to the girls after they were all counted at the “safe place.”
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Now, last time, from the beginning! The girls would go pretend to be asleep in the dormitory and the house mother would wake them with a whistle and flashlight to start the drill.
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After a day full of running and squeezing through windows, the kids deserved some Kenyan style Kool-Aid (“quencher”) and biscuits.
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Nina Special School for the Deaf! Congratulations on your first (of many) fire drill!
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