AMI Podcasts
AMI Podcasts
Jan 19, 2021
Corner of Hope: The Beginning
Play • 32 min

In the podcast created in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of Corner of Hope, different people involved look back on those past 10 years. Teachers, mentors, community members, AMI Executive Director Lynne Lawrence and the CEO of Montessori for Kenya, Hillary Korir, share their stories, experiences and reflections. The podcast tells the story of Corner of Hope from the very beginning through the voices of the people involved. It explains how Corner of Hope came into being and discusses the learnings along the way, as well as the plans for the future. It is an intimate podcast that reflects the various experiences and perspectives which are all part of the inspiring story of Corner of Hope. The podcast is divided into three parts: 

•  part one - the beginning of Corner of Hope;

•  part two  - the development of Corner of Hope, the involvement of the New Canaan community, and the impact Corner of Hope has had;

•  part three - a reflection of the speakers on their learnings through their involvement in Corner of Hope in which they also share their hopes and their plans for the future.

This episode's speakers: 

  • Lynne Lawrence (Executive director AMI)
  • Hellen Bwari Oyugi (Pioneer teacher Corner of Hope)
  • Jane Wambui (Pioneer teacher Corner of Hope)
  • Hillary Korir (CEO Montessori for Kenya)
  • Milcah Jerotich (Mentor teacher and school head Corner of Hope)
  • Ann Mumbua Mweu (Mentor teacher)
  • Beth Kosgei (Mentor teacher)
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