A film about Kimani Ng’ang’a Maruge, an 84-year-old man who enrolled in primary school in 2003 so he could learn to read the Bible, has inspired the creation of an educational charity for underprivileged children around the world. Directed by Justin Chadwick and written by Ann Peacock, The First Grader is set in a remote primary school in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province.
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