Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya!

 
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! has received 4 donations
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $30,352 from an original funding goal of $60,000!
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Home Stretch to the LRC Grand Opening!
    By - James Musyoka - Director
    Dear Friends, In April of 2011 we launched our campaign to build a new green Learning Resource Center during an Open Challenge. Thanks to your support, we raised over $28,000 and came out on top of over 250 other organizations to win the challenge, earning a $3,000 bonus! Currently, the roof is on, computers are ready to go...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! has received 27 donations
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Check Out the Red Roof!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect Volunteer
    I am so excited to share the most recent photos of the construction of the Kenya Connect Learning Resource Center.  As you will see, the interior walls are being plastered, windows are being installed and a red roof is being constructed.  We are thrilled with the progress and expect that the building will be ready...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Let There Be Light!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect Volunteer
    Exciting news!  The frames for the windows of the Kenya Connect Learning Resource Center have been installed. We are thrilled to see the walls going up and windows in the building.  Just imagine a group of students learning how to use a computer for the first time in a beautiful and light structure!  We are...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    The Walls Are Going Up!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect Team Leader
    We are thrilled to report that the walls are going up at the Kenya Connect Learning Resource Center!  The foundation has settled and the Kenyan builders are now beginning to put up the walls!  It's exciting to see that the dream of having a resource center for the village of Wamunyu is getting closer to being a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    The Kenya Connect LRC Foundation is Being Poured!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect Team Leader
    Last month we reported that the foundation was being dug and that the fence was almost complete.  We are thrilled that the fence is fully installed and the front gate is complete!  Students from Wooton High School's Honor Society (MD) helped provide funds for the gate for which we are deeply appreciative. This...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Ground Breaking at the Learning Resource Center!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect volunteer and January Trip Leader
    We are thrilled to report that construction began on the Kenya Connect Learning Resource Center!  The St. John's Team from Ellicott City, Maryland and the Kenya Connect staff broke ground on January 11, 2012 and began digging the foundation with Field Director James Musyoka and the Kenya Connect team in Wamunyu....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Continued Progress on the Learning Resource Center
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect Volunteer
    We are thrilled with the progress on the infrastructure for the Kenya Connect Learning Resource Center!  A fence around the property has been completely installed, funded by the National Honor Society at Wootton High School in Rockville, MD. A donation from the Sunrise Rotary Club of Ellicott City, MD funded piped...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Water and a Fence!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect volunteer and June Trip Leader
    We are thrilled to report that progress continues on Kenya Connect's Green Learning Resource Center (GLRC) in Wamunyu!  Additional materials have been purchased for the fence and workers are beginning to install it.  In addition, a water line has been dug from the town and intalled to the project site....
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! has received 427 donations
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Volunteers from the U.S. Help Prepare the Land!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect Volunteer and June Trip Leader
    Dear Friends of Kenya Connect! We are thrilled to announce that a 1/4 of an acre of land was purchased close to the center of Wamunyu and a Kenya Connect team of volunteers from St. John's Parish Day School and Episcopal Church (Ellicott City, MD) and Southern Middle School In Lothian, MD visited in June to continue work...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! posted a progress report
    Thank you for your donation --- Work has begun!
    By - Sharon Runge - Kenya Connect Volunteer
    Dear Friends of Kenya Connect! Thank you for your donation to Kenya Connect’s Green Community Resource Center in Wamunyu, Kenya.  As a result of the generosity of 376 donors, Kenya Connect secured $5,300 in bonus grants – the highest amount possible – in the Global Giving challenge!   The...
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  • Help Build a Green Community Center in Kenya! has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Kenya Connect

Silver Spring, MD, United States
http://www.kenyaconnect.org

Project Leader

Tim Gregory

Silver Spring, MD United States

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