Ecovillage: Uplift 20000 squatters in South Africa

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Dont Judge A Book By Its Cover

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of Dont judge a book by its cover In the village of Kavondo near the centre of pap-Onditi There lived a old man called obura.This man was a clever person adn intelligent person of course many people in the village realy loved him. He married two women and to me he was my grandfathe.He came up with a clever idea and project of helping orphan,needy and widows.He built camp so that the orphans should provide themselves with the shelter. His aimwas to make sure that the orphans were educated and also provided them with the basic needs.He was also working with this people called sponsors.He also succedeed to apply for some children in the community who were not able to stand living themselves in the community. Read more.
Related to project keywords: person, needy, centre, camp, course

Idp.(internal Displaced People)

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Molo, Kenya
Map of IDP.(INTERNAL DISPLACED PEOPLE) During 2007-2008 there was violent in Kenya this led to many internal displacement people all over the country.Many of them ae suffering because of lack food,shelter (Many are living on tent) clothes and also sanitation is very poor.The people living on the tent have no security and is very small tent to live with all your children.In cause of heavy rain they are the one suffering the most so its bitter if the government is bokingfor any starigns to help his citizen in this camp they are suffering to the teeth. Read more.
Related to project keywords: living, small, sanitation, camp, government

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Project Leader

Reid Falconer

Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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