Rafiki Ya Maisha

We founded Rafiki Ya Maisha to provide vocational training to unemployed young people & women in need, who have no secondary education nor access to trade schools in rural Western Kenya. This forgotten group of youths gets material assistance for acquiring life skills through our small college in Chepkanga. This village empowerment endeavor has components in conservation, health, culture, micro-finance, counseling, brick making. We are building a larger polytechnic center to serve Sergoit area.

Bricklaying and Blessing of the new site

Bricklaying and Blessing of the new site
Photo from Progress Report 'Groundbreaking for the New School Building' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tree planting with Mr. Edwin Tarno (RVTTI)

Tree planting with Mr. Edwin Tarno (RVTTI)
Photo from Progress Report 'Groundbreaking for the New School Building' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mr. Julien Marx and officials at present site

Mr. Julien Marx and officials at present site
Photo from Progress Report 'Groundbreaking for the New School Building' (view small | med | large | orig)

Shonali and Aliza with founder Claire Mathijsen.

Shonali and Aliza with founder Claire Mathijsen.
Photo from Progress Report 'POSTCARD: Project Site Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

A happy student in class

A happy student in class
Photo from Progress Report 'Enrollment increase & Visit of Architects' (view small | med | large | orig)

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