Education Scholarships for Cambodian Trash Pickers

 
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Brighter Future

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kisii, Kenya
Map of Brighter future Well wishers have turned out to sponsor two students in Gucha south who have gone back to school to complete their studies years after dropping out. Isaac Obare 42, sat K.C.P.E examination 23yrs ago and failed the proceed to proceed to secondary due to lack of fees, but he joined form one last year. He is a father of three. At neighbouring school, 22yrs old Joan Chebet is also back in high school after dropping out four tears ago. The South Mugirango Consistuency Development fund Committee paid the students school fees for two years. Committee secretary Julius Orangi visited the two at their school and their principles were presented with the cheques for 20000 shs each. the money win cater for their fees and pay exams fees for chebet who is sitting her KCSE next tear. The balance will be used to provide leaning materials and other basic needs for the two. Read more.
Related to project keywords: students school, old, back school, two years, provide

Too Late

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of TOO LATE When were living in kayole area two years ago ,our neighbour who used to sell milk, frequently received threats from a group of youth for not paying them a sum of 20 thousand a month so as he can run his business. He was adviced by other plot members to report the case to the police .The day he wanted to report the matter to the police.He woke up and found a note on his shop telling that if he went to the police he will be killed so he feared and didn't go . A month later he woke up as usualy at 4.30 to go collect milk to come and sell at his wife received a call telling her to deposit sh.200,000in certain account .she rushed to the police to report it.The police took long to investigate the cases .When three months passed on ,the man 's body was found one early morning near the milk shop .Every one was terrified .But what the police said ,that the man was in bad group thats why he was killed did not please many residents. Read more.
Related to project keywords: living, go, two years, passed, sell
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Project Leader

Carrie Garber

Director, Vice-President/Treasurer
Old Greenwich, CT United States

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