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19 year-old Jack Nord is spending three months in Kenya as a volunteer for the Aylesbury charity for street children, The Karibuni Trust. It is part of his gap year before he goes to St. Andrews University to read Computer Science. He will be teaching in four different schools and you can read about his adventures by following his blog at http://www.jacknord.com.

Life could be interesting soon as he goes to a project with no internet or running water so his latest blogs might be delayed a bit!

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