Bring Well Being & Education to Children Globally


GlobalGiving's Storytelling Project

We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Global Youth

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of GLOBAL YOUTH The international youth fellowship (IYF) is a global youth youth organization based on Christianity which was founded by citizen around the globe in order to develop youth to lead the global generation. It does train youth leaders of the next generation to have global minds and direct them to have values through healthy international exchange. The base of the IYF is at Nairobi. Read more.
Related to project keywords: direct, globe, founded, global, generation

Fighting High Population Rates In The Area

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Mubenda, Uganda
Map of FIGHTING HIGH POPULATION RATES IN THE AREA With high fertility rates maintained, the annual number of new jobs required to accomodate the growing numbers of workers with have to rise thus affeating the attainment of the fundamental goals, Mubende district is funding various NGOs to sensitize people to reduce the rate at which they are producing as a mechanism of fighting the constraining ability of the district to curb poverty and to provide basic service like education and health service. Read more.
Related to project keywords: provide basic, education health, goals, funding, various

A Close Shave With Death

16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of A CLOSE SHAVE WITH DEATH Christopher Ngare Murithi is not a new face along the backstreet of Mfangano lane outside Mwaura's pub where the al-shabaab blasted. His business is to sell maize. When this incident occured he was just about to close his business, infact, he had gone into the pub to change his coins with notes coz he usually does this, then he heard a heavy metal falling down which was later followed by a deafening explosion that shocked him. He saw the man who did this and he tried to chase him not realising he was badly injured and bleeding in several parts of his body. He must have fallen unconcious because he came to himself while in the hospital. He injured his jaw, left arm, left leg and ribs and needed extensive surgery to restore him to health. He thanked God that he survived the blast, currently, he is still in the hospital awaiting to be discharged anytime. Read more.
Related to project keywords: leg, extensive, business, just, currently

Busoga University Changing Busoga Region

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Iganga, Uganda
Map of BUSOGA UNIVERSITY CHANGING BUSOGA REGION Busoga University was the first university to be established in Busoga region. Its located in Igonga District around the church missionary schools. Being the first in Busoga region, this only provides a significant change in the history of Busoga region and of now is known in East Africa because of the majority students being Kenyans and those from Tanzania. Read more.
Related to project keywords: history, located, established, schools, provides

Putting Ideas To Work

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of PUTTING IDEAS TO WORK Winrock international in its mission to empower the disadvantaged increase economic opportunity and also sustain natural resources it provides tree education services to the orphan in slam and Amuyu District. Besides it empowers women to start small income generating project to fight poverty a mongst them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: empower, sustain, international, provides, increase

Scholarship Awards

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS It came to my education that international organisations play a vital role in sponsoring education activities and programmes in various African nation states,kenya being inclussive. A school mate at masinde muliro university of science and technology from a poor family background had his hopes of leading a better future raised after securing a financial or a full post-secondary scholarship from a canadian based organisation known as AFRICAN CANADIAN CONTINUING EDUCATION SOCIETY(ACCESS). Hezron Mukenya who is an orphan secured a B plain in his K.C.S.E exams and was unable to raise fees for just to make an attempt to apply. Currently he is a third year student of education and assured of completing her studies. Read more.
Related to project keywords: raised, international, just, activities, various

Our Living Standards

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kwanza, Kenya
Map of OUR LIVING STANDARDS The prime minister in his effort to improve the living standards of many youths in kenya come up with the idea of "Kazi kwa Vijana" which created job opprotunity to youths who after school go rooming in villages and towns finding nothing to do thus engaging in unlawful activities such as crime prostitution only to provide for their needs But the thanks to the minister for such idea which has changed the life of youth by atleast providing them with job chances only improve on their life and also reducing rural- urban migration which has emposed a great danger in our towns and covered the rate of production of agriculture products where young people migrate to towns seeking for jobs leaving unproductive old men and wimen in rural who cannot do the heavy tusks in the countryside.Hence food shortage. Read more.
Related to project keywords: reducing, providing, young, activities, rural

A Struggle To Lift The Living Conditions Of Our Community.

By a male, under 16 years old, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of  A struggle to lift the living conditions of our community. Jitegemee Young turks is an organization that aims at lifting the people levels. The organization of vibrant youth also targets to help the widows, orphans and other needy cases to have high self esteem and face life more boldly. We have been able to source funding from friends, banking institutions and are currently running income generation activities that boost our organization and enables us to support projects within our plan. Mr Henry Chairman. Read more.
Related to project keywords: funding, support, young, projects, currently
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Naomi Spillane

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Wellington, Florida United States

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