Meet Frederick Pignon (Equine Handler)


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

Children In Kibera

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of CHILDREN IN KIBERA Children equally as the youth make up a large population in Kibera. Looking at a Kibera slums child, you would see a hope less face bracing with the real life situation in Kibera. When still very young, you could hear of children speak of their dreams like attaining a high standard of life but their dreams never come to pass. W Hen children grow up and start reasoning they realize that they are so poor and loose hope in life. Most of their parents fail to pay their fees due to lack of funds and this makes them most students who are not able to get sponsorships drop out of school as early as the age of twelve. The only way to assure in Mathare child of better life is by ensuring that he/she gets proper education. Read more.
Related to project keywords: dreams come, hope life, child, way, face

Pride Comes Before A Fall

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kitale, Kenya
Map of pride comes before a fall This had been the long awaited day when we were told to prepare our ourselves for the fund rising to promote poor people who had finished their national exams (KCSE).In reality everyone in the village was proud a peacock.This was to promote unity among people.But others refused thinking that they were lieying.As the adges goes pain of wating is nothing compared with pain of regreating.others say I wish I knew but it came after. Anyway there rising for those who had a mean grade of B+ many people in the community were surprised when they heard that it was a girl from kapsara secondary school were the one who had been rewarded.Surely hard work pays. This was an ambition to fulfill because a burning ambition that enables a man to fly into his or her dreamsand.Surely many people Benefited. Read more.
Related to project keywords: reality, fulfill, girl, comes, thinking

A Trip To Sudan

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of A trip to sudan one day in on April Evening, when i was at my parent house waiting for my father to come because he said that he would bring to me a present.In about two minutes i heard my mothers phone ringing and i went to pick it.but i saw that the person who was calling my mother is the heddteacher of our school i got worried because i was thinking why the teacher was calling my mother.But Just like 10 minutes my mother had alredy fenished toking which the teacher and he told me that the teacher was saying that next day we would have to go for a trip to sudan. on the way to sudan i had to remove my face to see the things that were on the way but i saw the trees were better than trees that i have ever seen the trees like those when we reached sudan we saw that the people who living in sudan lade anything which they see eg crops trying to thik how to help those children and their parents with some food and water.At the last they thanked us very much as they were prepayerring for us to live. Read more.
Related to project keywords: trip, way, bring, reached, face

Joyful Day

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Embakasi, Kenya
Map of Joyful day somebody removed the cloth from my face before I could adapt to the dazzling light in the room I heard a loud noise of surprise surprise I son recognized bust out in the song happy birthday to you I regaine my thinking and felt short of words.The tears of joy casted down my chicks in two and three I was as happy as a king surely as long as the diamond remained priceless it will remain imprinted in our mind untill the day of my dimise. We will never forget that day in our lives not because it was experienceworth remembering but it was an experienced never late to be forgotten.Actually indeed it is true where there is a will there is a way. Read more.
Related to project keywords: way, lives, face, true, room


By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Problem A DAY OF RECALL There was a boy that my dad was so and very ill.So he had not been going for his respective place for job,know we started hustling for money from our relatives but sometimes all were calling in vain.We even reached apoint that we were sleeping withoit taking meal and also in the morning we were just taking our breakfast just as accidentally[ones in a week or twice]We continued that way but the physical changes that do happen threw dust to our eyes.It made all the neighbors to new the situation that we were under going.But in everything you put God first.One day I decided to tell the truth to ashame the devil.I called my uncle who lives in lavington and he managed to came without minding and he found in a situation that forces him to knew the truth about us and was very happy because he decided to sacrifice himself that we couldnt make. Read more.
Related to project keywords: way, lives, reached, happen, meal


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Project Leader

Olivier BERERD

TREVOUX Cedex, France

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