92-Year-Old Kenyan Woman May Be World’s Oldest Student
(CNN)She grew up in Kenya under colonial rule, when women didn’t get an education.
Now in her 90s, Priscilla Sitienei is changing that, attending elementary school — and inspiring a generation.
She started five years ago as a kindergartner at a boarding school near Eldoret. She’s in fourth grade today.
“I had grandchildren and great-grandchildren who shunned school,” she says by phone from Ndalat. “That made me mad. I decided I have to show them that education is important.”