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26.06.2019
Zeugniskonferenz Kl. 9-11, der Nachmittagsunterricht fällt aus.
Die Nachmittags- AGs der Sekundarstufe 5 – 11 finden statt.
Schüler, welche auf die 15.30 Uhr AGs warten müssen, werden von 14.00 Uhr- 15.30 Uhr betreut (Information erfolgt über die Klassenlehrer).

Report conference, Class 9-11,
No afternoon lessons for classes 5-11 but activities will take place.
Students who have to wait for the 3.30 p. m activities will be supervised from 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (more information will be provided by the class teachers).

27.06.2019
Exkursion Klasse 10 Hr. Gehrke, Fr. Sell
Excursion Class 10 Mr. Gehrke, Ms. Sell

28.06.2019
Staffparty zum Schuljahresende
Staff party at the end of the school year

30.06.2019
Gottesdienst zum Schuljahresende
Service at the end of the school year

04.07.2019
Sport- und Spieletag, Ausflug der GS
Sports and games day, Primary School excursion

05.07.2019
Sommerferien (letzter Schultag: 5.07.;
erster Schultag: 19.08;
Erste GK 14.08 Präsenztage: 14.08)

Summer holidays (Last school day: 05.07.;
First school day: 19.08.; – Attendance days:14.08)
First GK 14.08

05.07.2019
Schulversammlung zum Ende des Schuljahres
School meeting at the end of the school year

21.08.2019
Einschulung der Klasse 1 um 9.40 Uhr in der Turnhalle
Enrolment of class 1 at 9.40 am in the Multi Purpose Hall

21.09.2019
Bio Market mit Kinderflohmarkt @ DSN von 10.00 bis 15.00 h
Organic Market with Kids Flea Market @ GSN from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

27.09.2019
50 jähriges Jubiläum Deutsch Schule Nairobi
Celebration: 50 Years Germans School Nairobi

Welcome at the German School Nairobi! Karibu sana!

We are pleased about your interest in the German School Nairobi. Our school offers a demanding, high-quality education for German as well as foreign-speaking children and for students from our host country Kenya.

News

Date 17/06/2019

Sharing and being there for each other is a topic on several occasions during the Kindergarten year.

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Date 17/06/2019

Last Saturday, 08 June 2019, the "International Cultural Festival" took place at the Nairobi National Museum.

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Date 17/06/2019

On the 27th of May 2019, the German School Nairobi Students of class 10 visited a construction site of a planned residential resort. It is located in Nairobi's most elite suburbs, in a location considered to be the most desired in the city, and just a relatively short distance from the UN, US Embassy and Diplomatic High Commissions.

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Date 17/06/2019

On Tuesday, the 21st  of May 2019, we, class 8, went on a fieldtrip to Brown’s. During our German classes we prepared questions that we would ask at Brown’s.

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Date 07/06/2019

Look after our planet with care, ‘cos it’s a planet we all share. Humans, animals, plants and trees, let’s all live together in harmony – Mother Earth song

As calming as these words may be, the question still remains, “ Do you still care for the things around you?”

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Date 07/06/2019

Last Thursday we, the meerkats of class 1a, got a visit from dentist Dr. Sabine Fiedler during our science lesson.

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Date 07/06/2019

Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Sports hall decked in white and green, the colours now associated with the German School Nairobi, set the tone for the graduation of Class 12, for the academic year of 2018/19. After the national anthems of Kenya and Germany, the moderators, Sindy Golgota and Megan Mwenda, guided us through what was the last day for the class.

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Date 04/06/2019

On the 6th of May the traditional Career-evening took place at the DSN. As always parents, business people and workers from local organisations came to present to the students from grade 8-11 and eventually also answer questions from them. For that we are very thankful.

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Date 27/05/2019

Last weekend chef Florian Kliem and geography teacher Marcus Fanenbruck visited the new training and sports centre in Kogelo.

Ideas for a future cooperation were discussed in many team meetings and discussions. After interviews with local farmers on Friday, we were able to take part in a workshop of Soil & More on Saturday.

The workshop focused on how to work sustainably in agriculture without producing any waste products and thus improving one's income.

On Sunday, Mr Kliem presented to the young people and their parents how new recipe ideas can be used to produce new end products from local agricultural products and thus achieve added value when selling them.

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Date 17/05/2019

With the traditional Recycling Fashion Show, the annual Art Exhibition was launched on the evening of the 11th of May. The theme for all the classes was FLYING. Firstly we had Klasse 1A and 1B on the stage in colourful bird creations followed by the flying creatures of Klasse 9 wearing their selfmade costumes that included aliens, butterflies, an angel, a pilot, a witch and many more. 

Open until Friday the 17th of May, the diverse artworks of kindergarden classes up to Klasse 12 can be seen in the art rooms and the mirror room.

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Date 14/05/2019

The Special Olympics Kenya National Team represented the country in March at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu -Dhabi, UAE.

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Date 14/05/2019

A very big thank you to a parent who wishes to stay anonymous, for putting a roof to the table tennis table at the sports field which was kindly sponsored by the German Speaking Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Kenya for ensuring the comfort of our table tennis players.

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Date 13/05/2019

For the 4th time, the Anti-Drug-Day took place at the German School Nairobi on Thursday, 11.04.2019. This year's project day was organized by Ms. Seite, Mr. Busch, Ms. Budde, Ms. Pache, Mr. Fanenbruck and Mr. Gehrke. All students of grades 8 to 10 participated. The aim this time was for the students to deal with, discuss and agree on ideas, contributions and demands for a drug-free school. 


 

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Date 01/04/2019

The playground equipment is here and already installed. Many thanks to Patrick, Antony and the whole team.

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Date 01/04/2019

It got loud in school and Kindergarten last Friday. Meaning: louder than usual. Nine girls from the group Bloco Malagasy fired up the kids with their Afro-Brazilian drums.

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Date 25/03/2019

The signs were not good: first the class teacher was injured, an accompanying person had to jump off and then the bush at Mt Kenya was on fire.

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Date 22/03/2019

In the second term of the current academic year, the primary school classes elected new class representatives.

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Date 18/03/2019

Dear parents, 
We would like to thank you once again for taking part in the presentation of the project learning week. The day began in the auditorium with several performances, for example by third-class cyclists. The aim of project learning is to learn in active and new ways; in a multidisciplinary way. During the week, the classes worked intensively on their projects, ranging from bicycle driving licences to children's rights and the topic of globalisation. 

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Date 18/03/2019

Last week, Wednesday, the DSN organised for the second time an information event of the series School with Parents.

This time it was about nutrition and agriculture at our school.

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Date 18/03/2019

The teachers of the DSN had set themselves an ambitious goal: they wanted to push ahead with some of the steps that had already been taken to improve our services and also to set one or two new accents.

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Date 18/03/2019

 

The Students’ Council organized a Carnival party on the 23.02.2019 for the Secondary school students.
Students dressed in costumes and wore make up to match their chosen characters as they gathered together at the sports hall. From mummies, to queens, to cows, to the well-known Yokozuna and some spooky ghosts too. Creativity on another level!

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Date 18/03/2019

We, the students of Class 10, organised this year’s swimming gala.

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Date 18/03/2019

As the bell rang, marking the beginning of the weekend, all students ran to the buses or were picked up by their parents. At the same time, two cars drove into the school compound, bringing 5 inspectors from the KICD to school, with the intention of inspecting the school’s labs.

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Date 11/03/2019

Every year on the 14th February is a festive day for all gardeners: Valentine's Day. People share their affection, love or simply friendship with roses and other nice things with their fellow human beings. Valentine's Day was celebrated at the German School this year.

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Date 11/03/2019

On Tuesday, 26.02.2019 the journalist and author Andreas Baum visited the German School Nairobi to talk to the pupils of the classes 11 and 12 and to give them an insight into his debut novel "Wir waren die neue Zeit" (We were the new era). The novel is set in 1990 and outlines life in the squatter scene in Berlin at the time.

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Date 11/03/2019

Do we need to say more?


We can state with little doubt that the German School Nairobi has emerged as one of the most successful schools at the 37th EAMUN conference.

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Date 11/03/2019

Acquiring knowledge through practical action and own ideas, instead of sitting for hours in the classroom in different subjects. This is the idea of project learning, which the students of the German school Nairobi were working on from 5 March to 9 March 2019. The topics of the individual projects were dealt with in an interdisciplinary way.

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Date 08/03/2019

Class 7

 

The study of the youth novel "Krabat" by Otfried Preußler took place in project lessons in station and group work, examining contents related to the subjects of maths, German, history and art. The students were very creative and committed in implementing the offers from the individual subjects. The results are presented in the classroom of class 7, which is now a "Krabat room".

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Date 08/03/2019

 

CLASS 4 - 50 Years DSN – 50 years children rights

What do "rights" mean to the kids in fourth grade? Together with Mrs. Budke the children deal with this topic and additionally get to paint the walls of the school with Mrs. von Rensburg. ‘’Education, healthy food, rest'' are only some of the answers that came from Victoria, Lica and Josef. In addition, thanks to this project, the artistic talents of the fourth-graders are truly shown.

 

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Date 07/03/2019

During the Project Learning Week, the students from class 1 to 11 address and learn about a wide range of topics, combining different subjects. They work according to the school curriculum in groups led by class and subject teachers.

 

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Date 06/03/2019

Workshop- and project-oriented learning actively involves students in a more intense manner than everyday lessons do. Not only do the students work and research independently in order to obtain new information, they must also work together and link different pieces of information in different aspects to each other. During the Project Learning Week, the students from class 1 to 11 address and learn about a wide range of topics, combining different subjects. They work according to the school curriculum in groups led by class and subject teachers.

 

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Date 25/02/2019

We, class 8 went on a trip to Mt. Longonot on the 14th of February 2019. We left school at 8:00 a.m. and arrived at the National Park at 10:30 a.m.. Although it was a hard and tiring climb to the top, we were proud of ourselves for making it that far. After a long break at the hut on the crater, three students decided to join Mr. Fanenbruck and Mr. Simon on the journey to the peak and around the crater, while the others followed behind, only going a short distance and then making their way back down.

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Date 25/02/2019

Last Sunday a large part of our school community spend a relaxing afternoon at the tennis court and swimming pool. It started of with a tennis competition, the Schleifchenturnier, where parents and kids were able to play together and against each other. After the game, the younger kids were also able to play tennis. For some of them it was their first tennis experience.

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Date 15/02/2019

After the great success of our charity run in 2018, the German School Nairobi was again invited to inaugurate 3 water tanks in Kalava on 6th Feb 2019. This time, parents and a representative of the school board accompanied the delegation. Here are some impressions of this long day trip!

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Date 15/02/2019

Small and large catastrophes, as presented in the famous ballads such as the “Sorcerer’s Apprentice” or the “Alder King” by Goethe, extracts from “The Glove” by Schiller or from the “The Boy on the Moors” by Droste-Hülshoff were acted out by students of Class 7 as part of their ballad studies.

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Date 08/02/2019

In 2011 the St. Augustine Center was founded in the slums of Kihunguro and Gitambaya, 40 km outside of Nairobi. It had one main objective at its initialisation: to provide education to many vulnerable children, in a holistic and loving way as well as in a sustainable manner.

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Date 08/02/2019

On the 06 of February 2019 the event "The Treasures of Kenya - Between the Cradle of Humanity and Masai Mara" took place at the German School Nairobi.

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Date 08/02/2019

Langeoog is Germany's first...

A             Organic egg community
B             Fairtrade Island
C             Vegan Zone
D             Island with small train

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Date 08/02/2019

we still can't believe it, but we had the most successful year of donations for the 24 good deeds Advent calendar. In total, we have sent over 13,000 calendars to 32 countries. Thanks to your donations, from October 2018 to the end of January 2019 we received a total of 346,217 €.

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Date 08/02/2019

This year we had a record number of first time participants in the team.

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Date 01/02/2019

The beautiful sunny weather and joy of a Friday was not the only thing that came with the date. This was after the reception of a luncheon invitation that was beautifully organized by our parent representatives for the teachers and the administration departments.

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Date 18/01/2019

Class 4 is very excited, that the new students Alexis, Lexi, Phina, Ruby and Tendai joined our class.  We were looking forward to that for a long time!

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Date 11/01/2019

The German school students got a chance to perform at the Discovering Young talent concert held at the Muthaiga Country club on 1st December 2018.

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Date 11/01/2019

All roads led to Tigoni on 2nd December 2018. The Christmas is coming  themed concert was finally here.

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Date 06/12/2018

Impressions of the Christmas Concert in the Abeey of the Benedictines in Tigoni

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Date 30/11/2018

On Saturday 24th November 2018, Emmanuel Lehmann was among 1500 Scouts who attended the Patrons Day Awards ceremony held at the State House Nairobi.

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Date 30/11/2018

The 20th of November 2018: Bags packed, notes ready, students and teachers ready, time to go to the French School Nairobi.One hundred years ago was the day that the First World War, which tore apart whole nations and took the lives of many innocent people finally came to an end. To commemorate this anniversary, class 9 and 10 as well as Mr Gehrke went to the only French school in Nairobi.

 

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Date 30/11/2018

The Model United Nations (MUN) conferences have not even begun, yet we can already boast about the success of the German School MUN team!

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Date 23/11/2018

The 8 teams from Under 7 to U13 travelled to Kasarani Sport Grounds to play against Kasarani Youth Soccer Academy (KYSA).  It was big fun although we lost most matches. This we had expected since the kids of these local sport clubs play football every day of the week, while ours only train on Saturdays.  

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Date 23/11/2018

What a tough game! The DSN girls basketball team played against Braeburn, Brookhouse, St.Christophers and St.Andrews Turi

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Date 23/11/2018

The German swimming  team was presented by Lucia Ruchti, Paulina Loose Emma Wappler and Hanan Khan. Lucia won two golds and one silver medal, Emma Wappler won 3 Bronze medals.

Date 23/11/2018

The German school team participated on 10th November 2018 in the U19 KAIISSO Boys football finals and won a silver. The team played very and had a chance of winning the finals but unfortunately we lost against Breaside 1:0

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Date 23/11/2018

The Sports Hall of the DSN slowly began to fill up on Friday evening. All children had their lanterns with them, handcrafted during weeks of work in Kindergarten and Primary School. The sets for the St Martin’s Play were ready on the stage. Pupils of Class 4 had prepared the play. The tension rose. Our actors and actresses suffered from stage fright!

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Date 16/11/2018

The team of student mediators has got new red hoodies so they can be easily recognized by everyone on the school compound.

Thank you very much, dear student mediators, for your reliable help in the conflict resolution.

Date 16/11/2018

In the last two weeks, we had training in school on how to put out fires. This was not about evacuation of students and teachers during a fire, but about how to behave when a fire breaks out.

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Date 16/11/2018

The Athletics Games took place - like every year - at our school on the sports field of the DSN. All the pupils gathered on the sports field promptly at 8.00 a.m.

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Date 02/11/2018

"I really enjoyed the Nairobi Marathon, even though I only ran 5.2 km."

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Date 26/10/2018

Date 26/10/2018

Fabulous mini mural painted by kunst AG for the primary school area. Well done to the artists!


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Date 26/10/2018

From the 11th to the 14th of October the Sarit Centre held the 65th annual Orchid competition for the Kenyan Orchid Society.

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Date 12/10/2018

On 06.10.2018, the kindergarten together with many children, parents, grandparents and guests organized a colorful family day. Our kindergarten families, their relatives and friends were invited to spend time with their children on our kindergarten grounds.

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Date 12/10/2018

Working as a nanny with kids every day is hectic. Between changing diapers, playing in the sandbox and getting the little ones to eat and sleep on some sort of schedule, there is simply not enough time to get it all done. We value the amazing work that our nannies do for the families we serve each and every day.

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Date 12/10/2018

“Ok, students, rearrange your furniture for the examination now! …And now it is time for group work. You can work in groups of 2, 3 or 4. Please put the furniture together quickly.”

'Quickly' is the key word in the last sentence, as with the traditional furniture most schools have, there is nothing quick about moving around heavy furniture, and rearranging it could take the better part of a lesson.

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Date 12/10/2018

On Wednesday, 29th September 2018, our teacher Mrs Busch, Berit Landorff and we visited the Mathare North Primary School.
 
The purpose of our visit was to educate teenage girls how to deal with menstruation. During this project, we donated several hundred packs that contained reusable sanitary articles.

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Date 12/10/2018

Two weeks ago the big day had finally come – 4 buses with 70 children from classes 5, 6a, 6b and 7 set off to the National Theatre to watch the much-praised musical Tinga Tinga.

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Date 12/10/2018

PASCH celebrated its 10th Anniversary here at the German School Nairobi on the 26th of September. PASCH is an initiative under the motto of “School – Partners of the Future”. It is made up of a world-wide network of 1,800 schools, where German has high importance.

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Date 04/10/2018

On Monday all DSN teachers met once again to further improve the quality of the lessons.

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Date 04/10/2018

Anyone who saw the chemistry laboratory last Friday was somewhat surprised.

It was just seven o'clock, the chairs had already been lowered, test tube stands with colourfully marked tubes stood on the tables, a beaker with a pipette was ready for its blue detection liquid, worksheets and various fruits were waiting for our young scientists.

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Date 04/10/2018

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung has partnered with the Kenya Institute of Puppetry Theatre (KIPT) to enhance democracy using puppetry and they identified the German School Nairobi, for the pretest step of the content.

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Date 04/10/2018

After seven months Valentin Befarf finishes his internship at the GSN. He supported the School Social Work resourcefully and with a lot of enthusiasm before and after the summer holidays.

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Date 18/09/2018


Performance of the project "Freedom" 2017

Homeland - where is homeland, what is my homeland, what does homeland mean to me? From 22 - 30 October, 15 students from Germany will be dealing with these questions together with students from the German School Nairobi and the StarKids Slum School. Participating are members of the German-speaking Evangelical Lutheran congregation, who will also contribute to this project.

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Date 12/09/2018

Starting next Monday, all students are welcome to solve their conflicts with our new student mediators.

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Date 12/09/2018

On Monday, August 20, the school started again. Everywhere one could hear laughter and a cheerful buzz of voices. After six weeks of vacation it was nice to see their friends again. There was so much to tell.

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Date 24/08/2018

During the last days of the summer holidays, I met Christine Masta from BASF in Nairobi and the heads of the Kids and Teens Lab at BASF's headquarters in Ludwigshafen. I was not only surprised that this city is dominated by the chemical research, but also by the perfect integration of industry into the communities where workers and employees live in the region.

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