Year 7 Students try their hand at sandwich making!

07 April 2009

Mrs Habena Adham Basty, Food Technology Department, gives details of work underway in her department

Click to enlarge imageAga Khan Academy, Mombasa’s Year 7 students are engaged in their guiding question; How can I use my food preparation skills to help the community?


They each have to design their own sandwich and come up with an original name. A price label will then be prepared and the funds raised used to buy school supplies for a local orphanage.

Click to enlarge image Most of these children are first-timers in the kitchen and this is a basic introduction to food safety/hygiene and also the correct uses of kitchen equipment (slicing tomatoes, onions and creating a filling for their sandwiches).

Click to enlarge image Our thanks to Mrs Habena Adham Basty, Food Technology Department for this article