Petals of Africa at Principia College Pan African Conference

On October 23, 2010, Jared Ambugo, Board Member, Lillian Baraza, Head of School, and Fred Baraza, Administrator were invited to be the closing speakers for the 11th Annual Pan African Conference at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. The focus of the conference was the progress of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in Africa to be reached by 2015. Ngochoni Petals of Africa School was represented as being one of the examples of striving to reach those goals. The speakers were introduced by Darline Ambugo, daughter of Jared and Senior at Principia College. Each speaker highlighted how Petals School is helping to end poverty and hunger; offering universal education, promoting gender equality, improving child and maternal health, combating HIV/AIDs, practicing environmental sustainability, and engaged in global partnering. Visit for more information on this student-run conference.

Petals Friends - Oct. 2010

Shown in the photograph is Richard and Kathy Smith, San Juan Society, CA; Fred and Lillian Baraza; their son, Calvense Baraza, and Kathy Glanz, Petals Consortium.