Sheep for Life in Africa

 
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Sheep for Life in Africa

Sheep for Life in Africa
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Mary Wanjiku with One Sheep in Ndathi, Kenya

Mary Wanjiku with One Sheep in Ndathi, Kenya
Mary Wanjiku (age 75) sold two of her sheep to build a small hut all their own in her backyard for her two grandsons. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mary Wanjiku's Flock of Sheep in Ndathi, Kenya

Mary Wanjiku's Flock of Sheep in Ndathi, Kenya
Mary Wanjiku's flock of sheep gathers around a head of cabbage during feeding time. "The manure from the sheep has added more produce to my garden." (view small | med | large | orig)

Nyanya Project Founder with Wanjiku and Grandsons

Nyanya Project Founder with Wanjiku and Grandsons
Nyanya Project Founder, Mary Martin Niepold, with Mary Wanjiku and Wanjiku's orphaned grandsons, Clinton (age 6) and Philomon (age 9). "I see her like my own mother," Philomon said of Mary. (view small | med | large | orig)

Catherine Gathoni Sits with Ruth Mawanki

Catherine Gathoni Sits with Ruth Mawanki
Catherine Gathoni (age 53), on the left, is a grandmother of three. "The Nyanya Project allows me to buy school uniforms, school fees, food, and my own clothes." (view small | med | large | orig)

Ruth Mwanki is proud to be with The Nyanya Project

Ruth Mwanki is proud to be with The Nyanya Project
Ruth Mwanki (age 80) uses income from her her three sheep to help raise her grandchild. "The Nyanya Project has given me an identity and strength." (view small | med | large | orig)

Edith Munene, one of the Nyanya Project memebers

Edith Munene, one of the Nyanya Project memebers
Munene (age 70), grandmother of three, said, "Recently I was sick and I was able to pay for my hospital bills without any help. The Nyanya Project has made me feel stronger. I can manage my life now." (view small | med | large | orig)

Grandmothers with Gov't Registration Certificate

Grandmothers with Gov't Registration Certificate
Photo from Progress Report 'Sheep for Life in Africa: Progress Report' (view small | med | large | orig)

"Sheep Grandmothers" Receiving Global Giving Funds

"Sheep Grandmothers" Receiving Global Giving Funds
Photo from Progress Report 'Sheep for Life in Africa: Report #1' (view small | med | large | orig)

A "Sheep Grandmother" in the fields of Ndathi

A "Sheep Grandmother" in the fields of Ndathi
Photo from Progress Report 'Sheep for Life in Africa: Report #1' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

The Nyanya Project

Winston-Salem, NC, United States
http://www.nyanyaproject.org

Project Leader

Mary Martin Niepold

Founder and President
Winston-Salem, NC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Sheep for Life in Africa