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90-year-old Kenyan grandmother has become world's oldest elementary school student. Priscilla Sitienei, also known as Gogo, is from small village in Kenya. She is studying at local elementary school to learn to read and write. Ms Sitienei has spent most of her life working as midwife, helping to deliver babies. She wants to be able to read and write so she can pass on her midwifery skills and write down special herbal remedies she uses when she delivers babies. She also wants to be able to read Bible. Sitienei said she never had chance to go to school when she was younger. She said she knows she is old but hopes she will set example to younger people. She wants all children in her village to study.

When Ms Sitienei first tried to enroll at school, head teacher David Kinyanjui did not think it was good idea. Now he is very happy that Gogo is at school. Mr Kinyanjui said Gogo is "blessing and motivator". He added: "I'm very proud of her. She is loved by every pupil. They all want to learn and play with her." He also said: "She is doing well considering her age. I can say I have seen big difference in this school since she came." Gogo had message for children everywhere, saying: "I want to say to children of the world, especially girls, that education will be your wealth." She added: "With education, you can be whatever you want - doctor, lawyer or a pilot."

 
 

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