Mr. Karim Ajania was born in the Parklands region of Nairobi, Kenya.
Kenya is in east Africa and borders Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia.
Karim learned the indigenous language of Kenya, Swahili, before he learned English.
Here below is Karim at the age of six at a local grocery store in Parklands in Nairobi:
Here is Karim at age seven attending school in London, England, to learn English.
Here is Karim at age twelve in his yearbook, for his school in Parklands, Nairobi:
Here is Karim’s end of year school report from his school in Parklands, Nairobi:
Karim now lives in Marin County, USA, where he co-teaches the Pencils for Africa program.
To read Pencils for Africa’s Skype reflections on Karim’s teacher, Mr. A. T. Cutler, click here.