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Lecturer’s film about Kenyan schools to premiere on Providence campus, March 1

A documentary about a local non-profit group that trains teachers in the slums of Kenya will debut March 1 on the URI Providence campus.

Local filmmakers John Lavall and Kate Kelley spent a month with URI education lecturer Bill Molloy as he and his volunteers taught Kenyan teachers how to teach reading, math, writing, and lesson planning.

“Kujifunza: The Work of the Africa Teacher Foundation’’ will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in Paff Auditorium, 80 Washington St., Providence.

Molloy, an instructor in the College of Human Science and Services, started the organization after a trip to a Nairobi...


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