Provide an education for needy Kenyan children

 
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 1 donation
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    READY for the NEW YEAR
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    The school year just ended in Kenya. Most of the children supported by Expanding Opportunities in school improved. Two completed their Class 8 so on to High School in 2015. One was in position 3 in her class! These children are so grateful that donors assist with their school fees. You may be assured that their love,...
    • 3 weeks ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    24 children in 2014 - Help us double the number
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    School is closing for 2014 this week in Kenya. Expanding Opportunities assisted 24 children in some way to attend school. Uniforms, books, school fees, shoes, exam fees, are just some of the ways your contribution assists children in Kenya to attend school. Some of the children worked hard and moved from position 6 or 7 in...
    • 1 month ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 1 donation
    • 5 months ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Meet Dominic
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    Dominic and his sister, Joanne, lived in Kenya with their single mother. Mom was working hard and able to care for her children. The children were living with their mother in a city about 2 hours from here. She had placed Joanne in private boarding school in Grade 6. Dominic was in a nursery school. Their mother had to...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has made updates to their project page.
    • 6 months ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 2 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    TERM TWO is upon us
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    TERM 2 is already upon us! School fees are due again. Uniforms are stable, more books are needed, and those three times per year school fees for all the children we support seems overwhelming. Our children are performing well in school and gaining all the time   Many of them took two tests during Term 1. For an...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 2 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    TERM ONE in KENYA
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    Thank you donors! Donors have paid school fees, bought books, uniforms and shoes through Expanding Opportunities for 20 children for term one of 2014! In Kenya there are three terms per year. January to March is the most costly as that is the time for new uniforms, entrance to kindergarten, primary school or high school for...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Meet GRACE
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    Little Grace hides behind her mother’s chair as we hear her story.  Painfully shy, the little girl, though 7 years old, has not started her education.  Her mother is afraid that her daughter will never attend school and that she will be punished for “keeping” her child from school though the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 10 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    BACK TO SCHOOL
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    PLAN AHEAD: The new school year in Kenya begins in January. Expanding Opportunities supports 24 students in education with a waiting list.  Though public education is “free” in Kenya, there are many costs involved in attending school.  Each child is expected to have a uniform, school shoes, book bag,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    SCHOOL's OUT!
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    School has closed in Kenya for 2013. Expanding Opportunities assisted 24 children in some way in 2013.  One of them completed high school, three of them completed Class 8 and will move into high school next year. Most of the 24 improved in every subject, and all were promoted to the next grade.  Educaiton is power...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    BACK TO SCHOOL
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    September begins the final term for this year at school. Kenyan schools operate from January to December. Students in Kenya often have school fees, and exam fees to meet at this time of year. It is not uncommon for students to reach the last few weeks of the year and be told to go home for lack of payment. Or Seniors in...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Meet John
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    A few years ago, a woman arrived at JWHS with a story of widowhood, and mothering her grandchildren.  We met John.  He had on clothes that would have fit him a year ago, ripped, torn and tired he shyly stood by his grandmother.  He needed a uniform and shoes before he would be allowed to return to...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Meet Shubian
    By - Beverly Stone - Director
    Meet Shubian. Shubian is 16 years old and desires to go to high school. She is an orphan. Her father had three wives. Her mother died and she was living with the last remaining wife of her father. She recently moved to live with her sister who has two children of her own and three more related children. Shubian performed...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Patrick and Voyot
    By - Bevelry Gilbert Stone - Director
    Meet Patrick and Voyot.  One day not so long ago we were visited by two women. One bagan her story in Swahili and the other helped translate.  She is a widow and the boys are her grand nephews. The boys never knew their Dad so when their Mom died,  the boys went to live with their grandmother on Nairobi. Life...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 5 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    ELOTO: a Determined Learner
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    Eloto: I met him under a tree.  As I wandered a new area, I was curious why some men were in the shade of a large tree and several yonger men were huddled in the sparse shade of a bush. The young men told me they cannot sit with the elders. While discussing culture norms here in this place we would build the Girl's...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Another Girl in School
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    Faith: Three months ago an email came in. There was an orphan girl placed in a juvenile detention facility for her own protection. Many female orphans are taken in by family members but it is not for humanitarian reasons. The facility knew that juvenile detention is really not a good place for a young girl whose only crime...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Term Two has begun
    By - Bevelry Stone - Director
    Kenya has three terms per year.  May marks the beginning of Term 2.  Uniforms washed and mended, shoes repaired and polished, books covered, pencils, pens, mathematical sets, exercise books purchased and ready to go.  School fees paid....  A simple check list for some, a disastrous end of education for...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Meet Eliakim
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    Eliakim is an orphan. He completed his KCPE last year.  He had little hope of attending Secondary School. He was living with a cousin but it was not a satisfactory place to stay as his cousin only worked part time and had little money to support both of them.  Eliakim's situation was brought to the attention of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    2012 School's in Session
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    The beginning of January is exciting and hectic!  Schools open for the new year.  The students need uniforms, books, school supplies and education fees.  Shopping for uniforms and supplies means long lines and long days but the rewards are great!  We thank you for helping get 10 children completely...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 9 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    YEAR END - NEW YEAR PLANS
    By - Bevelry Gilbert Stone - Project Leader
    School ends at the end of November in Kenya. At this time students are taking their EXAMS. Then they look forward to their long holiday.  It is a busy time for Expanding Opportunities as we are fundraising for the nextyear's school fees, uniforms and books.  Based on the amount of donations is the number of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Ending the year with the KCSE
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Project Leader
    September begins the final term for this school year in Kenya.  Once this term has begun, there will be many requests for assistance to help a student finish and graduate from High School.  There are extra fees during this time and though families are aware of the fees, they have been unable to save up to pay...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Education Cut Short
    By - Bevelry Gilbert Stone - Director
    David Maina is in his second year of high school.  In Kenya, the school year is divided into three terms. Each term is accompanied with its various fees.  Though the Kenya government supports free public education, the subsidy provided is not enough to cover all expenses.  Therefore families must raise funds...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    SCHOOL DAYS
    By - Beverly Gilbert STone - Director
    First Term is almost over. Expanding Opportunities has facilitated 12 students to receive their education. Soon they will be on their first holiday for 2011. It will be a good time for them to consider their performance, rest and make new resolutions to work hard. School fees will be due in April. Saiboku and Dini, 10...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    JANUARY 3, 2011 - SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION!
    By - Beeverly Gilbert Stone - Project Leader
         School in Kenya begins a new year January 3. The lines of parents at the uniform shops assure at least a ½ hour wait to get in the door.  The children unable to attend school are not seen. Parents and caregivers try to explain, “I am so sorry, we don’t have enough money to...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children has received 11 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Words from one of our 2010 high school graduates.
    By - Sami Waithaka - Student assisted with education
    Just in from Kenya. The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exams are over. The last year students are home for the long wait while the exams are graded... One of the students that Expanding Opportunities has supported through school wrote the following in an email. "You are a blessing sent straight from heaven. You...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide an education for needy Kenyan children posted a progress report
    Preparing for January
    By - Beverly Gilbert Stone - Director
    The school year in Kenya is from January until December with three breaks during the year.   November is the month for final examinations and promotion to the next class.  Many parents and students are already worrying about how they will pay their school fees, buy uniforms or supplies for the 2011 school...
    • 4 years ago
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Beverly Stone

Brooks, Maine United States

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