Keeping Kenyan Kids in School!

 
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 1 donation
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Our Children's Garden is raising test scores!
    By - Richard Montgomery - ED Global Roots, Project Manager, Kenya
    Matulani Our Children’s Garden in Mtito Andei is not only convincing parents to send their children back to school, it is saving lives! The story of Muuo Finding himself in a life or death struggle at home, twelve year old Muuo took it on himself to run away to the small town of Emali where he hoped he find some small...
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 1 donation
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 1 donation
    • 5 months ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Matulani garden status, HIV/Aids outreach report
    By - Rick Montgomery - Executive Director
    The results our out! Our gardens and chicken eggs are helping rural children do better in the classroom. Because the children are now served lunch at school they are better able to study and therefore they are performing better on their exams. More and more local parents are hearing about our gardens and they are returning...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 1 donation
    • 8 months ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 3 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Children's Gardens, hen houses, HIV/Aids outreach
    By - Richard Montgomery - Executive Director
    We have just finished our most productive period ever in Mtito Andei, Kenya. Over the last two months we have erected a new greenhouse that will provide fresh vegetables to over 256 more children at Matulani elementary school. We are currently growing tomatoes inside the greenhouse and kale outside. Our giant greenhouse (a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 16 donations
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Children's Garden and AIDS outreach is thriving
    By - Richard Montgomery - Executive Director
    We are excited to report from down in Mtito Andei, Kenya that Global Roots has contracted Jared Busi, an American who specializes in the construction of schools, orphanages, hospital clinics and other structures for NGO's across East Africa, to install the windows and floors of the Kimer/Kamba Cultural Center in Mtito...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    AIDS/HIV outreach program launched
    By - Richard Montgomery - Executive Director
    We sent a team to Mtito Andei in early January to work with Global Roots manager Ritchie Mutua Martin on the expansion of outreach activities in Mtito Andei. This poor region of Kenya remains one of epicenters for the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Kenya. Nearly 60% of the woman here are HIV positive and because many of them are...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 10 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    July Service trip to Kenya and project updates
    By - Richard Montgomery - Founder -- executive director
    Our founder and a team of nine (including four local staff)  traveled across Kenya in July to check on the progress of all projects, investigate the soundness of a new project that will protect young Maasai girls from Female Genital Mutiliation and keep them in school and assist/train our local staff. We started in the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Summer supply trip
    By - Rick Montgpmery, founder, Global Roots - Summer service trip to Mtito Andei
    On July 2 a team of seven will arrive in Kenya to accomplish the following objectives: 1. The team, lead by GR founder Rick Montgomery, will visit a girl's home in the Masai Mara to support an intiative that will protect hundreds of Masai pre-teens from female genital mutilation. Global Roots has been working with the son...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Chicken egg farm completed!
    By - Rick Montgomery - Executive Director
    Our second chicken egg farm is up and running next to our Matangini children's garden! We learned that local parents are much more likely to send their children back to school when they know a well-balanced meal is there waiting for them. Our new chicken egg farm is producing just enough chickens to feed local children who...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has received 12 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    ground is broken
    By - RICHARD MONTGOMERY - update on Kenya projects
    We are thrilled to announce that ground was broken on a community-owned safari ranch last June and two of the tents are completed. We launched this project because all of our poverty reduction work in the area (the building of a kitchen at the local school, the creation of a foster program for our hero Rosina, children's...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Sustainable nutrition and vocational education work underway in Mtito Andei
    By - Jayme Armstrong - Projects Manager
    Global Roots and our community partners in Mtito Andei have been engaged in planning and continuing our investments in this multi-faceted project which has grown to include sustainable nutrition for the children, especially those chronically ill and taking HIV medications, food education, the planned...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! posted a progress report
    Global Roots in Kenya, December 2010
    By - Travis Gearhart - Service Volunteer Manager
    Global Roots in Kenya, December 2nd  to 20th , 2010 Travis Gearhart, Global Roots      The goal of this trip was to lay the legal and administrative groundwork for the construction of our vocational facility that is planned to begin in February. Though the trip was short, it was essential for the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keeping Kenyan Kids in School! has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Organization

Global Roots

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

Project Leader

Rick Montgomery

Seattle, WA United States

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