Duke of Lancaster Regiment volunteers refurbish two Nanyuki classrooms

BATUK Nanyuki Preparatory School
Volunteers from the Duke of Lancaster regiment refurbished a couple of classrooms at the Nanyuki school. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

After completing their intensive training alongside the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK), members from the 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment handed back two fully refurbished classrooms and also gave a donation of books and clothes to the headmistress and children at Nanyuki Preparatory School.

BATUK Nanyuki Preparatory School
The Nanyuki Preparatory School Headmistress organised the event in which the 2 refurbished classrooms were officially handed back to the school. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

The men and women from the British Army used their spare time to refurbish the classrooms, as part of a Community Engagement task, whilst acting as the opposing force (OPFOR) during Exercise Askari Storm in Kenya.

BATUK Nanyuki Preparatory School
The event was a way for the school to say thank you to the British Army volunteers for their help and support. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOffical

The County Education Minister and the School Board of Management were present at this very special event hosted by the Nanyuki Preparatory School Headmistress.

BATUK Nanyuki Preparatory School
Members of the Duke of Lancaster regiment also donated books and clothes to the school. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

Posting to their Facebook page, BATUK said: “Thank you to everyone and especially to the children of Nanyuki Primary School who gave us such a warm and fantastic welcome.”

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