Empower 600 Students in Shashamane Ethiopia


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Interest Can Be Worked Out Through Motivation

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of INTEREST CAN BE WORKED OUT THROUGH MOTIVATION I had a very negative attitude towards school life. I feared caning and found nothing good in it. Had I not gone to Highway ECDE Centre in 2009 I was prepared to do everything possible to keep off completely from anything called school. My going therefore to Highway, where we could be given meals that I had never seen at home, fruits and porridge too, made me stick and develop an interest in learning. We could play with other children, sing together and read and write. Days could end very fast. I have quickly grasped the system, and I must thank my uncle, Simiyu who has made it possible for me to keep it at this school. My name is Brian Makto. Read more.
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Life Spring Orphanage

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of LIFE SPRING ORPHANAGE Life spring orphanage has helped many who are in need and are ready to be helped. It was started recently in kibera but has expanded its branches. The orphanage aims at rehabilitating many children. As the name suggest its where life comes from a spring and spills over to the children. The disadvantage children in the area those who might be having no hope in their lives finds a refuge, a rescue in the spring center: The local NGO's opened it to cater for such like individuals whose parents might have died and even those with parent who can't make it in that area. The people involve in its establishment are again called by the relatives of the victims to expand such organization to most parts of the country to help as many as possible because the same problem is seen in kenya as a whole .At the orphanage they again get both food and shelter. Read more.
Related to project keywords: started, seen, individuals, possible, organization

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Shashamane Sunrise

Stamford, CT United States

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