Prepare 30 Russian Orphans for Adult Life


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The Space Exploration

By a female, under 16 years old, in Russia, Kenya
Map of THE SPACE EXPLORATION For many years human beings have been fascinated by space. They have watched the stars and the planets with wonder.They have tried to make some conclusions about how these heavenly bodies influence life on earth. Space age started in October 1957 when the soviet union lauched the first satelite into space The first person to go to space was a twenty six year old Russian Yuri Gagrin, in April 1961. He spent ninty minutes in space and orbit the earth once. The success of the Russian in space shocked the Americans who had believed that the space programme was more advanced. Read more.
Related to project keywords: april, october, age, success, twenty

Foolish Thought

31-45 years old, in Mumias, Kenya
Map of FOOLISH THOUGHT In early two 2000 two Young Christians teenager girls from Bungoma were sent by a certain organisation to spread the gospel an also to give find assistance when necessarily in mumias After arriving among those people tyheir hearts were filled with compassion and they tried to share charity but the local women opposed them and drove them away to their homes.The reason not known Finally they went plus the money the had come with. Read more.
Related to project keywords: teenager, went, two, give, find

Young Champions

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Young champions Male champs, a group made up of youthful members of the soceity came togetehr to teach each other different lyf lessons. They have helped each other identify his/her talent and use it earn a living. Despite the difficult and hard slums life, they strive to have the vitues of life which they are taught in he group meetings. The members are given regualr advices about choices concerning their lives and how to make right choices. SOme of the memebers who are HIV/AIDS infected are helped to acquire the ARVs and are given tips to take care of themselves in future. The drug addicts are given care and are encouraged to say no to drugs. Read more.
Related to project keywords: meetings, given, young, members, use

Run For Safety

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of RUN FOR SAFETY My teacher had already told me that I was going home. But my question was why? They never told me the reason so it looked like I had to think by myself. To be honest I was very much worried and couldn't even do anything right. I was too confused and didn't even understand anything. I knew that something bad had happen but I didn't want to be pesimistic by any chance. So I had to travel from school to home. The distance was so far.BONDO to NAIROBI. I left school at one pm and arrived in Nairobi at twelve midnight. During my journey During my journey, my sitt-mate was not bad. I mean a gentleman. He offered me tea but I refused, but later gave me money to compasate for the tea. How was I to refuse it was just money. But I thank God he had no bad intentions. Our driver had bought for me food (chips) and I couldn't refuse since I wasn't spending any of my money. But ti him he had second thought. He wanted me to go with him from the main town. Was I so stupid to even do such a thing. Something bad was really happening and I just had to go. When we had stopped there he came out . Now this was my chance. Read more.
Related to project keywords: twelve, chance, run, offered, reason


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Homa-bay, Kenya
Map of CULTURE Culture is the foundation of Africans way of being that's well known by a white man.As Africans who lived in the third country we have to change other things to live a good life e.g female circumscission should be prohibited by the Kenyan Government for atleast to give a female ones a chance to live as normal human beings and other normal people.Anyway I thank our area chief who found a given old mentrying to continue with old practises in the society which has lay the female education countrywide. Read more.
Related to project keywords: given, society, give, foundation, lived


By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of DISAREEMENT My mother and my sister were not that in good terms. Meaning they were never good friends. So one day my sister took me with here and were went for a walk. She never informed mother. We had just gone to buy some things. Mum was furious that she almost bit me up.i went and locked myself in my room and unfortunately my father and elders brother had arrived. To me a looked like my sister had taken my advice to inform them immediately. A meeting was hold and everything was discussed. Everybody was there including my sister, mum and my fighting brother. It was so hard and difficult for my sister to accept all that had happened because to me I was blaming myself because it was my fault. Read more.
Related to project keywords: meaning, went, hard, difficult, advice


By a female, 31-45 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of DEVELOPMENT TWESITURE is a group of people in fact it is for women only. this group have developed their families and even themselves where they sit every fifteenth and thirtieth and contribute money and give to some one until they gets over an they start again. In this group when one wants to enter she pays 5,000 to be a member in that group. In the second meeting they contribute things like clothes, plates, flasks and others. Therefore this group have encouraged many women to enter the groups which is good. Read more.
Related to project keywords: families, groups, pays, meeting, gets
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Project Leader

Sarah Gale

Crewe, Cheshire Russia

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