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A 90-year-old Kenyan has become the world's elementary school student. Priscilla Sitienei, also known as Gogo, is from a village in Kenya. She is studying at the local elementary school to learn to read and write. Ms Sitienei has spent of her life working as a midwife, helping to deliver babies. She wants to be able to read and write so she can pass on her midwifery and write down the special herbal she uses when she delivers babies. She also wants to be able to read the Bible. Sitienei said she had a chance to go to school when she was . She said she knows she is old but hopes she will set an to younger people. She wants all the children in her to study.

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

 
 

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