Baseball League for 80 At-Risk Youth in Honduras

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My Prize At School

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of MY PRIZE AT SCHOOL Wining Village Prize at District Level. I was a student at Mahiakalo primary school. And at the same school head boy as well as a scout leader. But i have never participated in sports at any time or at any level. But i just used to practice with our brothers at our farm in Lurambi Kakamega larger. One day i was selected to represent my school in athletic sport to run for three racecess- One hundred metters, 2 hundred meters and 4 by 4 hundred meters race. We were only ten students to represent the school six boys and 4 girls , when the master of ceremony announced at Bukhung studium that 4 by 4 hundred meters race participants to report at their start point.My heart started beating very fast and i saw my self carry the whole prize we went and lined up and i was the one to finish this race. Omondi started well come second gave the stick to Makokha, Makokha came the third one to give the stick to Mumasi and Mumasi gave me as the last four but i never gave up i pick it from him hurriedly overtook Omcuerema and Kiprono before i finished the corner also overtook Ombacho who was the star all these years and all the pupils in the whole villagers observers heard my schoolmate shouting my nick name mosquito, mosquito and i won the first prize of only 200 and written and complied by Mwachi Shisia. Read more.
Related to project keywords: larger, athletic, sport, time, give

International Financial Reporting Standard (ifrs) For Small And Medium Sized Enterprises (smes)

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nnairobi/starehe, Kenya
Map of INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARD (IFRS) for small and medium sized enterprises (SMES) In July 2009 the International Accounting standards Board issued an international financial Reporting standard for SME's. This standards provided an alternative framework tha can be applied by eligible entities in place of the full set of International Reporting standards.The cost model is permitted for investments in associated and joint ventures and Hedge accounting and recognizing requirement. There are also areas not covered by the IFRS are earning per share Interim financial reporting, segment reporting, Assets held for sale Hyperinflation, lessor accounting for finances leases & Agriculture finally areas eliminated included the reevaluation model for property, plant and equipment and intangible assets and proportionate solidification for investments in jointly controlled entities. Read more.
Related to project keywords: requirement, alternative, equipment, areas, standards

Left In Desparation

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of left in desparation i am nancy aluka of township self help help group in kakamega central district i fell to the trap of men early while i was still in form 2 and became pregnant. being an of men early while . being an orphan and with too many needs a well wisher was paying for me but many were the traps of men.where i came to this extend( of being pregnant ) even my sponsor was discouraged and abandoned me i have been living like a street girl until the year 2009 town ship self help group identity with my case.they they have so far been counseling me and supporting me with my child through contributions that their members make.i have still a long way to go and need sponsors could help me to go on with learning. Read more.
Related to project keywords: ship, living, child, left, sponsor

The Third World Disablities

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Busia, Kenya
Map of THE THIRD WORLD DISABLITIES It was two years ago when, two dissabled gentlemen fight for a bicycle. There was a boy in our community who made arrangements with their church organization and donated ten bicycles for dissabled people in the community. The issuing venue was organized, all the dissabled people were summoned to avail themselves at 9.00 am. Munongo primary school. At exertly 8.30 am the venue was populated with several people including the beneficiaries. The issuing procedure resumed well and run smoothly upto where one bicycle left an issued. At about 11:00 Egesa and Odwory arrived at the same time and even the sponsors discovered them to be the most needy dissabled people. The fight arose between them over one bicycle left and it was an extra ordinary show for the people. They separated them and concluded that Odwory to be given the bicycle because he was having one leg after the another being cut off due to cancer infection 5 years ago. Eggpsa left the venue very sad and was promised to be given and soon but upto now he has not managed to get one. Those who benefited some are not functioning due to lack of maintenance. The dissabled people in the community are the most disadvantaged people because they need special care it bicycles,Financial support, shelter, education , medication and other basic needs deemed necessary. Read more.
Related to project keywords: maintenance, organized, left, sponsors, necessary

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SOL International Foundation

Ashville, North Carolina, United States

Project Leader

Mark Flanagan

Roatan, Bay Islands Honduras

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