CONEXION - Creating a Sense of Community

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Ending Ethnicity

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of ENDING ETHNICITY Ethnicity is discrimination on ones ethnic background. Ethnicity/tribalism has been quite rampant in Kenya and it is one of the factors that fueled the violence that hit Kenya in 2008. There have been attempts to deal with ethnicity by equal distribution of public resources and educating the public on the dangers and harmful nature of ethnicity.Currently the rate of ethnicity is still high considering that communities still do not have mutual trust with their neighbors. There is need for educating the public on importance on good relations with their neighbors and promoting peace during difficult times like the violence in 2008. Previous attempts and methods have failed therefore other stakeholders and interest organization should come in and take part in the exercise. Read more.
Related to project keywords: factors, communities, violence, methods, dangers

Education For The Less Privileged

By a male, under 16 years old, in Nyali, Kenya
Map of EDUCATION FOR THE LESS PRIVILEGED Two brothers from Britain, Martin and Geoffry Stuart decided to come and pay a visit to Kenya, a country they heard had a lot about. It happened that they had to stay longer than scheduled, reasons best known by them, it then came to minds of the residents that they were putting up a school in Nyali in Coast province and luckily they succeeded. Having completed the school many mostly the rich, decide to get admission in a wonderful school but to their surprise the school was only meant for the orphaned.They then decide that they would learn different languages to easier their way of traveling abroad after completing their education and persue their dreams and letters have been sent by some of the students who now old huge positions. Read more.
Related to project keywords: way, old, stay, residents, longer

Machoka's Asssociation

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Migiri, Kenya
Map of MACHOKA'S ASSSOCIATION MR. machoka is an old mann whose graft titudes is usually based in ensuting to each $in sugarcane production is always engaging themselves in sugarcane production to ensure that all that they usually do is not going to wast such as ensuring that he pays his children fees as well as the needs of other people around in the society. the sugarcane production is always based on what all of them do as their income generating project. Read more.
Related to project keywords: old, ensure, usually, ensuring, pays

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Dalys Rodriguez

Panama, Panama

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