Global Philanthropy Education for 100 US Youth


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Promotion Of The Development Of The Youth.

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega East, Kenya

My name is Rose Mukhabali.My brother is a member of the youth Action Group in Kakamega East district. In 2008 he joined this group, which was started with the common passio of enhancing the development of the youth in business enterprises that promote their economical and social values hence elevate them economical and social value hence elevate them against the plight of poverty. It has enabled many of them to sort themselves out f the unemployment problem promoting their interest in self employment, empowernet of the youth towards self motivation. My brother has thus been able to bring about a lot of change in his own life, the family, and the community at large has also felt the impact of this innovative youth active group, very productively. Read more.
Related to project keywords: youth action, active, innovative, motivation, impact

A Timely Hand Of Deliverence (rescue)

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of A Timely hand of Deliverence (RESCUE) I am Faith Michelle. I was abandoned at a very young age. I may not know if I was ugly or wicked as to qualify for such an amount of brutality but I was just dumped on the road in 2004 before a good samaritan picked me to seek for a rescue centre for me. Thanks to Victorious Children's Home. Its grasped the chance to receive me. it seems this Home for the merey they bestow on the needy they have been blessed mightily. They have never lacked provision for the over 80 children. Food, accommodation, security, love and care has become our assurance in this Home. Volunteers have made it a habbit to continually give to the Home. I must invite more Godly sponsors to be kind enough to follow suit because in so doing God will reward them in return. Read more.
Related to project keywords: young age, invite, return, seek, give

A Wonderful Opportunity For Western

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FOR WESTERN The Global giving project. An International organization with a passion to alleviate the pain of the world having enough to remember Western province. It was a joy to note that Madam Zipporah Sangiluh who had made a maiden participation that paved the birth of the organization comes form Western and she brought it to her home turf, more so in the four counties Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma and Busia. This is a sound intitative to see development in the communiyt being ensured. With our vibrant director to the NGO BOAD WESTERN Mr. Humphrey, we believe help is being stirred and which will generate alot of passion among the various categories of the dwellers more so the youth. By Meshack Shuikanga - Volunteer children officer co-coordinator child role model development initiative. Read more.
Related to project keywords: global giving, sound, youth, world, having

M- Pesa

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of       M- PESA The safaricom as been the best and successful cash transfer in Kenya using mobile phones the idea has been attracting alot of people internally. Know days sending money is very cheap since after you send money the money will reach the right person save and on time. Mpesa as made things cheap because around the world peole are using phones more and more for internet the world and online payments. Mpesa which is the marketing leader has 16million user since its launch in 2007. Since some people save their money on phone the safaricom company should look on how to completely secure the money of common ''mwananchi'' because that service is good effective. Read more.
Related to project keywords: effective, marketing, launch, online, world

Insecurity Cases In Kenya

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Insecurity cases in Kenya Insecurity is a matter of concern in the country. ranging from the bomb blast in Kenya in 1998 to the issue of cattle rustling that we are facing. The issue of insecurity is posing to be a challenge to the government and the community at large. It has also been proven that HIV is a big issue Africa, therefore a report that was release it showed that Kenyans with HIV/AIDS face added challenges of food security and health. Also women especially in slum areas are faced with a lot of problems. Also in slum the are problem of access to clean water, health care and also there are issue of insecurity in the slum areas. Women also face problems like rape cases. Alice. Read more.
Related to project keywords: access clean, water health, health care, faced, clean water

Economic Empowerment Efforts .

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of economic empowerment  efforts . I am bonveture khayezi, a member of youth action group in kakamega central district.this is an innovative/enterprising forward looking organisation formed 3 years ago for the purpose of poverty reduction and job creation in the community.the group has tried to establish its members socially. emotionally and economically there capacity in society. through money lending, members who have been part and parcel to the generation of funds jointly.are able to borrow loans for self uplifting and establishment i have had a good experience personally as i have benefited myself through funds i borrowed from the group to enable me a motorbike business. Read more.
Related to project keywords: youth action, poverty reduction, generation, economically, funds

A Real Meaningful Support For Learning

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of A REAL MEANINGFUL SUPPORT FOR LEARNING It is always good when someone who is in finds a caring and mindful attention from his neighbor. It is encouraging that as a Biblical Standard, Organisations and individuals mainly foreigners have seized this rivilege that the locals. It is on the basis of this spirit of lobe that significant development has been acieved in our coutnry. Foudnation for sustainable Developemnt (FSD) for instance has stepped up considerable efforts in ensuring that schools in the rural parts in Western are equipped wiht facilites for learning including computers. they have also sponsroed bright chidlren in a nimber o schools. It is time that this has led to a sure boost of learning and the general perfoamnce in schools. By Meshack Shikanga. Read more.
Related to project keywords: spirit, significant, ensuring, time, led

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Elizabeth Newton

Evanston, IL United States

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