Gift learning kits to rural girls

 
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Knowledge Is Power

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of KNOWLEDGE IS POWER There is no happy moment in life when you are brought for your results and told that after four years of toil and moil you have made it with hight grades to move to the next stage.But when you cannot go to school because of financial crisis.Its for this reason that the kenyan government through other sources have been able to sponsor needy students but with the condition that you have to pass with flying colors.The joint admission board is for those students who were called to campus as well as the higher education loans board for self sponsor students.They offer loan but with terms and conditions.One has to produce their personal details,one has to have a Kenya Revenue Authority pin number that produces the lonees pin number,plus the parents deatils this includes,if they work,how much they earn.If they do with the KRA pin to prove ,how many they family is plus their level of education.The expenses of the family and how they are managd.All this details helps the funders identify the poeople who really are in need of the money plus if they are promisisng to pay the money.This is done by getting the guarontors details and signature. This has really helped alot of people raalize their dreams.Everyday in school people are fighting for the oportunity but only the best will succeed. Read more.
Related to project keywords: includes, grades, parents, family, students

Modelling The Young Into Who We Are Today

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Vihiga, Kenya
Map of modelling the young into who we are today The syllabus system of the Kenya high school has put a system whereby apart from the normal class work there are extra curriculum activities that help the students to be modelled all around.These includes games like football they help students identify their talents and interact with others.They have the drama and music festivals that play the same role.In line to this there are symposias like maths English music among others.This method of learning has improved the Kenyan student. Read more.
Related to project keywords: includes, curriculum, english, students, activities

A Good Friend I Met.

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of A good friend I met. My story talks about my friend who has made me to be better than when I met him. His name is pastor Opanga of afcea church in kakamega town. I had just come from central province where I had worked with children Ministry for a long time. I shared with him my testimony and he got so interested with me so he invited me in their church, shared the importance of children and that was the starting point of my break through. He introduced me to other pastors who are his friends. I have gone in their churches, I have been able to train sunday school teachers in those churches and we are good friends now. They invitem me to teach even their sunday school children who have been able to introduce me to their parents Pastors now trust me with their children and now do alot together which has promoted children ministries in many churches. Read more.
Related to project keywords: school teachers, children able, parents, teach, story

Improving Education In Sisenye,bunyala,busia County

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Busia, Kenya
Map of improving education in Sisenye,Bunyala,Busia county In a country where universities education is the stepping stone for better life quality grades at both primary and secondary become very crucial as they enable you find a good secondary school or university school.However for many years quality of results in exams in Bunyala has continued to deteriorate resulting in a lot of wastage.It's from the above that i started a proper Sisenye education standard improvement proper in 2007 to aiming other subjects.Through seminars workshop evaluation tests and prize giving days we have managed to cause great impact on education standards in Mundere base schools in all seven primary schools.We have reduced the rates of early pregnancies and marriages among girls,raised top mark for girls from 286(2007)to 360(2010)KCPE,raised quality grades increasing number of candidates with 300 marks and above from 14 (2007) to 51 (2010)conducted annual prize giving day to motivate teachers and learners.These quality grades has enabled many learners to find good schools which will generate them good result and opportunities. Read more.
Related to project keywords: grades, primary schools, rates, improvement, cause

Economy Of Kenya Raised To New Standards.

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Economy of Kenya raised to new standards. The economy of the world has gone to high standards. Kenya has also suffered the increase in economy. Since the prices of Kenyan fuel had increased, it caused life to be hard. People had to walk to work, the prices of petrol were high thus people could not afford. Petrol was not only affected but also kerosene. It is well known that most civilians in Kenya use Kerosene to light lamps, to use it to cook. The increase led to students being affected since they could not read as kerosene was a problem so they had to sleep early to save money. The government of Kenya stepped up by reducing taxes on diesel and kerosene but not petrol which is commonly used. Up to now, no improvement has been done. Read more.
Related to project keywords: students, affected, increase, improvement, increased

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Educate Girls

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
http://www.educategirls.in

Project Leader

Safeena Husain

Executive Director
Mumbai, MH India

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