Michael Wamaya makes final 10 for teacher's global award

Michael Wamaya has made it to the list of final 10 for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2017. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Wamaya says there has been an outpouring of support and donations for the children he trains.
  • Children in Wamaya’s ballet classes say they find school fun and that dancing has helped them concentrate better on their studies.

Michael Wamaya, a dance teacher from Mathare in Nairobi has been named a top 10 finalist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2017.

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