Keeping Kenyan Kids in School!

 
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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.

Great Heroes Have Given Our Community Recognition.

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of GREAT HEROES HAVE GIVEN OUR COMMUNITY RECOGNITION. The World of sports has greatly changed the face of our country let alone my community. The athletes in our nation have been the price of the nation to feel like heroes. These athletes have given our country a feeling of greatness and recognition worldwide leading to honour. As a result foreigners have made Kenya a tourism destination to come and identify with the country of international heavyweights in this field. With this inspiration,children in Kakamega are now motivated. Their potential has also shot up and we have great footballers in the area joining football clubs. Read more.
Related to project keywords: heroes, kenya, area, world, international

Improvement Of Disciplinary Methods As Opposed To Child Abuse

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of IMPROVEMENT OF DISCIPLINARY METHODS AS OPPOSED TO CHILD ABUSE Ten years ago, a teacher was disciplining a school girl and hit her several times before she fell down and died. This practice has been common and although death was not always the result, many children suffered untold pain. There then came organizations that sought ton change this punitive corporal approach. One such organization that hit an impact is Kenya Alliance for advancement of Child rights (KAACR) which till now had a real impact in bringing about a human and dignified way of handling pupils in the society. Read more.
Related to project keywords: kenya, change, years ago, teacher, methods
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Organization

Global Roots

Portland, OR, United States
http://www.globalroots.org

Project Leader

Rick Montgomery

Seattle, WA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Keeping Kenyan Kids in School!