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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

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

A Great Contribution By Cbf International

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of A GREAT CONTRIBUTION BY CBF INTERNATIONAL As teachers at Musaa Primary school we are happy that community based Funding international came in handy to help some of our students who come from hard backgrounds. Many who would hardly have been able to achieve anything after losing their parents through various means including HIV/AIDS and other calamities have been assisted to go really far.For the current children however it sounds unfortunate as the programme reaches its termination.We hope another sponsor may timely step in for these very promising children who are bright and needy as they go to high school in few years to come. Read more.
Related to project keywords: years come, reaches, funding, hope, hard


By a male, under 16 years old, in North Eastern, Kenya
Map of Donation It was the month of may 25th the year 2011 whereby standard group people take in action helping thae turkana people who are strken by hunger.They tried their best to give food even though it is not atotal help out better save than sorry and better held bread than full bread.The hunger problem has been caused by drought which has effected the area but standard group has realized the adage that states that unity is strength and the way our national anthem pledges us to unite so that we can succeed.I was pleased with the action and I hope there will be further help for our brothers and sisters in turkana to help them overcome the obstacles. Read more.
Related to project keywords: effected, overcome, hope, way, year


By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of E.C.D this is a project that was put up by the bwemia community of having late environment in class one of long distance to the nearest instruction so they set up early childhood development centre ECDC they bought half plot and build a classroom and they have started a second classroom to have baby class room and nursery room, but due to large no pupil to the centre yearby since 20002 they have two trained teacher a cook watch man teaching malerials out door malirials and to set up low primary school children boys 40 girls 40. land is available if assistance can be provided in any way if God wishes. Read more.
Related to project keywords: instruction, classroom, teacher, teaching, trained

I Have A Place Inspiring To Excel

By a male, under 16 years old, in Malava, Kenya
Map of I HAVE A PLACE INSPIRING TO EXCEL My name is Haron Chevayi and my guardian is Mr.Ndalu Fichingo.I learned in a school i like most called highway EDEC Center.This is the best school in my area which ha a difference.It is helping children in a modern way to help them to be more competitive/I have learned quite a lot from my caring teachers. When i came to this school i was not able to read and write but now i am one of the best writters.The teachers do their best to help children to become smart.There are so many charts and facilities that help us to understand things quickly.We eat meals at school and play with our friends so as to grow well and socially. Read more.
Related to project keywords: difference, inspiring, way, place, teachers

How A Pupil Was Saved From A Teachers Fury By A Police

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of HOW A PUPIL WAS SAVED FROM A TEACHERS FURY BY A POLICE A policeman has arrested a teacher at Tito primary school after he had assaulted a standard five pupil because he did not fetch water to cook the teacher's food. This has come as a warning and a lesson to those who have tendency of assaulting many school pupil's. so in future they could not have such kind of cases. This an alarm has been rescued by many villages at Kisumu who have been reporting such assaultment by many teachers around Kisumu. That class five pupil have suffered from that teacher brutality as he nurse three broken fingers at the hospital. The education officer at the district has also warn many teachers from putting corporal punishment on the pupils they do teach.Now such cases has come to its decline due to action being taken to teachers who have been assaulting children. Read more.
Related to project keywords: "teachers", teacher, teachers, teach, cases

Access To Recommendable Treatment.

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Jinja, Uganda
Map of Access to recommendable treatment. During sebulibas time friends ie female friends,he had no ideas of having protected sex with them because he was doing it while drunk.Sebuliba said that he knew he was suffering from HIV/AIDS basing on the way he was feeling but he could fear to go for treatment. He also said that when ring of hope asked him about it he feared but had to accept because he was in need of treatment.He was taken to AIC aids information centre and after blood testing he was found Hiv positive. He felt surprised that the doctors again discovered another disease from him called tuber closis (TB) and was accepted to acquire treatment for the two cases though not at the same time.He started with the treatment of TB. Sebulina said that hje had no idea on what was going to kill him but caughing stopped and now he started on the treatment of Hiv/Aids.He feels okey and thank ring of hope for uplifting his life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: feeling, way, need, going, access

The Broken Dancers

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Mbale, Kenya
Map of THE BROKEN DANCERS Two years ago there was a dancing group which was known as JJ.It used to go around towns and villages entertaining the people.The members of the group used to dance very well and all the people where happy. However something horrible happened to it, the group had planned to go to Mbale town where they were going to entertain the residence of that region. These activities was to take part at night. They prepared themselves practiced very hard and well groomed to take off and go to Mbale. They reached there at 6.00 pm and the crowd was like 'wow', but suddenly there were gun shots in the air making everyone to start running up and down,this confusion made three of the dance to break their knees making there career to die. It was later discovered that the gun shot from the robber who were raiding a shop in Mbale. Read more.
Related to project keywords: career, go, going, hard, making


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Jessica Baron

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