Bring Peruvian Students to Canada to Educate Youth

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The Crusade In Teso

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Teso, Kenya
Map of THE CRUSADE IN TESO The Teso community is one of those communities that i believe is rooted in too much traditional and culture that are very difficult to stop or change One day my church took there a crusade with the aim of proclaiming the gospel of christ in the region and emancipate the people from traditions the cultures and norms that yoked their lives in bondages We assembled the speakers and everything we needed and left to teso land. As we set up things, everything went well the first day but the second day, village elders and other rowdy youths came and distructed the crusade and guess what? We had to pack things and leave. Read more.
Related to project keywords: cultures, traditions, change, region, culture

Conserving The Forest

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of CONSERVING THE FOREST World Environmental day was celebrated a month ago,did bring with it alot of blessings.As a student of Masinde Muliro University we did make a big impact on the Kakamega Forest.This forest for a long time has been faced with a lot of degradation issues,people in making land for cultivation and settlement had cut down alot of trees.During the event,we invited many students even from other universities.We celebrated the day at our premises and after that we planted many trees in the forest.Each one of the people around got engaged in the exercise and for sure it was a big success for slowly recovering our forest. Read more.
Related to project keywords: event, students, student, world, bring

Youth Enterprise Fund

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of  youth enterprise fund I am Sesame keith.I finished my university some years back.After being through with my high school.I embarked on looking for a job.I went from office to office but unluckily i was unable to locate one.This got me frustrated very much.However sometime later the Government initiated an enterprise dubbed Youth Enterprise Fund which aimed at giving loans t the youth and helping them to invest in different ventures to reduce unemployment.Having some knowledge in poultry farming.I applied for the loan which i used to embark on the same.I started small by using the cash to construct some shelter and also using it to buy some few chicken.That initiative that i took has turned out to be a big venture which has seen me benefiting and i a really happy for the same. Read more.
Related to project keywords: embark, high school, knowledge, buy, aimed

Knowledge Is Power

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of KNOWLEDGE IS POWER there was a man by the name William, the man was very kind hearted, he started a journey to help those kids who needed education.he built three rooms whereby he joined pupils in it and decided to call it a school. he runs the school alone and admitting children from different areas without asking them for fee. the school grew and now it was helped by some people until they have got sponsorship from other countries. for now the school has made a big step forward,the school has build a secondary which has create a good opportunity to the students who do not have any assistance from the parents or even those who cannot have money to take them to big schools.through this start,the organization looked for how strong and helpful he wanted to be in the community and they started to give him a hand to make him going. For one to succeed in life there are some principles in life that need to accompany the vision and mission of one goal. these principles are wisdom, knowledge and hard work. Read more.
Related to project keywords: goal, students, two, schools, knowledge

The Way Media From A Local Setting Has Improved The Society

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of THE WAY MEDIA FROM A LOCAL SETTING HAS IMPROVED THE SOCIETY MMUST FM which is Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, is one of the few organizations in the western region that are bringing about change on a wide spectrum. This is a radio station that was set up through the interative of the only university in the region,MMUST which has lived up to the task to respond to the needs of the society.Through this radio station transmission of information which is crucial is mow very easy.Educative programmes,dissemination of important other information on development and generally keeping other part of the world connected to the rest of the world so as not to be left behind has enabled the community stick on the change and progressivelly. By mesh. Read more.
Related to project keywords: change, region, world, university, local

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Jasmine Nielsen

Victoria, British Columbia Canada

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