Educate and Empower the Blind through Technology


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Computer Project

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of COMPUTER PROJECT Computer project in our school is a project started by the Japaness.In the school there is about twenty computers in the school.Pupils are easily asers to computers making them to be exposed to the world internet in the world. We also have qualified teachers who teach the subject to our pupils. This makes the pupil to compete with the current risk in love of technology hence are compitent enough in the world maket for education. Read more.
Related to project keywords: computers, internet, current, compete, technology

Hope Is Powerful Than Desperation

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of HOPE IS POWERFUL THAN DESPERATION I am Nelly Wekesa of Usife Moyo Women Group.This group has centered its concern on the interest of women in two categories including. 1)The HIV/AIDS victims,It supports them to build moral and self esteem to live positively with the condition.It has really succeeded t help elongate women lifespan. 2)The widows who have lost hope in life are empowered to improve their economic condition ,get an occupation in terms of income generation business or farming. I have personally been supported to get funds that have assisted me to start a kiosk which is now my main source of income.We get great ideas when we attend training workshop through which we acquire skills and exchange of experience. Read more.
Related to project keywords: empowered, moral, exchange, supported, experience

A Gleamer Of Hope

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of A GLEAMER OF HOPE The Kenya young men Christian association group is an organization that has set up different work stations in Kenya. Within my community (Kibera slum), the organization is working very hard and it aims at improving the education standards, health standards and the general well being of people. So far, the organization through the support of other support agencies like donors, churches, the community members and the government has been able to set up schools and health centers within Kibera which has highly boostd the living standards of people within this slum. This is because, people are able to access better health and education services which have been rare within this slum for a long time. Besides, there is a vocational training center where the youths both boys and girls are taught the basic survival skills like tailoring and carpentry where they are able to seek employment and earn a better living. Read more.
Related to project keywords: vocational training, organization working, boys girls, youths, hope

Poverty Elaviation

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Busia, Kenya
Map of POVERTY ELAVIATION The organization trains the community on farming as a business not only on conception. It has empowered their members on how they their living through applying loans to the local Bank within our localities on people with HIV/AIDS (PLWA) It supports them on how to avoid the stigma by conducting a counseling seminars at least after three months and encouraging them. Training them preparing the proposals writing skills in order to avoid idleness, drug abuse so that to eradicate poverty at the community level. Behavior change. Read more.
Related to project keywords: empowered, preparing, trains, seminars, training

Male Circumcision

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of MALE CIRCUMCISION In his attempt to eradicate HIV/AIDS in Homa Bay District Dr. Jean Pierre Dircadine, a graduate from the University of Burmingham with doctorate degree was unable to fulfill his mission. Homa bay is one of the leading towns in Kenya with HIV infections and AIDS victims. In his opinion, Dr Jean Pierre explained that the foreskin of a male reproductive organ is soft and can get cracks while on the act. So he wanted the people of Homa Bay to get rid of their foreskins as this must reduce chances of HIV infection by almost 50%. they declined and even chased him away saying that that doctor wanted them to copy a custom that was not theirs. Read more.
Related to project keywords: dr, graduate, soft, act, leading

The Efforts Of Hands Of Love Towards Change

22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE EFFORTS OF HANDS OF LOVE TOWARDS CHANGE Hands of love society is an organization working with and for HIV/AIDS infected and affected persons from poor backgrounds. Its a non-profit making organization gathering membership from people of different backgrounds. The society commenced its structure in 2002 when its operations were targeting Kibera, as its an area that consumes, to have high safer of HIV/AIDS cases and discrimination of the affected and infected. In collaboration with the community members the center has set up well equipped learning and training institutions of different levels according to the needs of the society. Read more.
Related to project keywords: organization working, operations, non-profit, levels, different

House Demolition

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of House demolition Shofco is a community based organization dealing with several community development projects in the country.It has a community hospital that sometimes organizes free medical camps.Apart from that they treat people at a low cost and ensure health for all.I was bored lately by their conduct like two months ago.In their bid to expand their one of many projects they ended up bringing many houses that had existed long time without their consent. What a bad picture. Read more.
Related to project keywords: expand, camps, conduct, apart, bringing

Idiotic Conmen

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of IDIOTIC CONMEN Some conmen are a disgrace to the profession.last week i met a friend who was dying with laughter because she had just received a text message for sending her money via Mpesa by mistake"funnier" is that when someone from 'safaricom' called it was obvious that he called from"safaricom." Speaking in broken English from a noisy street, he sounded very unlike the suare customer service people employed by the company who speak seductively from air-conditioned offices.IT theft is white-collar crime,crook-get an office. To make the matter worse she informed him to come to "Eupen@" petrol station a truly he then saw how humble the woman was and thought that he will be even more broker than he was.In fifteen minutes he arrived and i pretended to be foreign to the incident.So i called my passing friend Omondi together with his four friends to help me carry sacs of maize.So we stood there and asked the man "conman" that if he was the one claimming for the money and he accepted.He then was asked to display the number he used on the sireen and he would be given but surprisingly he was unable.Without wasting time the men that accompanied Omondi quickly got glass botles and struck the man with them causing bleading.He was later found with three fake ATM VISA CARDS.He nearly got burnt into a tyre when she showed mercy. Read more.
Related to project keywords: english, customer, accepted, received, come

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