Use soccer as a tool to educate 2500 Kibera youths


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Keeping The Indolent People Busy.

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Home Bay, Kenya
Map of keeping the indolent people busy. many young people sometime get involves in activities which ruin their lives.this actually happened when those who are going to school have their holidays,when school are closed so that children can refresh their minds.some actually start abusing drugs which ends up changing their lives negatively.A person by the name peter ouma came to assist such youths especially those who lived in an area called homa bay. he organised a foot ball tournament,where they could play football in order to keep them busy.he also talked about the effort of abusing drug to the youth.some who have engaged in such bad act changed and stopped abusing drugs.though playing football,they discovered their talents in playing football. Read more.
Related to project keywords: tournament, holidays, ends, get, young

Keeping The Youth Busy In The Holiday

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kitale, Kitale
Map of Keeping the youth busy in the holiday As schools close in Kitale,many young people are used to involve themselves in this that are not good. The Trans Nzoia sports Association helps many of the youths as they have a field where many youths helps or involves themselves in sports hence putting all their minds in sports thus keeping themselves busy throughout the holidays than involving themselves in bad things. Read more.
Related to project keywords: holidays, holiday, youths, schools, young

Computer Technology

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of Computer technology Hon Alintuma Usambu gave a secondary school in our community ten(10) computers and the students are doing practical work on the computers which were offered to them on so doing Hon Alintuma wanted to improve computer technology in Uganda. Read more.
Related to project keywords: practical, work, students, secondary school, improve

Delivered From A Hard Place

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of delivered from a hard place my name is Augustine castral. i am 11 years old and in standard two my father left home about two ang=d half years ago. i am told that he had run mad and was in Nairobi for quite sometime early this year he came back home together with a pastor and some other people. i was staying with other cousin of mine who is too young my mom left with two brother to a place i don't know. we were living very hard life and the pastor sympathized with the state. when i was asked to accompany them to kakamega i was so happy. i ended in a very welcoming and hospitable home called international faith children home. now i have my needs provided for well and i find them love i have missed so much for a long time.i also go to school my ambition is to become a good police officer. in our devotions we always pray that god will open doors for further sponsorship because the are many who would like such chances but cant came to our home because of lack of enough room . may God bless you as for continue believing God with us. Read more.
Related to project keywords: chances, young, place, nairobi, love

Giving Back To The Community

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Giving back to the community Many students who have been graduating from st. Aloysius Gonzaga secondary school,have gotten a chance to change their community where they are living in. This has become successful because they offer a voluntary service to the community In their places of community service their have been assisting sick people, physically challenged persons, young children in children's homes. They have assisted such people and changed their lives due to good work they do for them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: students, secondary school, offer, assisted, assisting


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of NACICO-Contribution -NACICO-Kenya with collaboration with AMREF,saw the importance of constructing toilets for the MATHARE United,& it's slums in the place.This was something that continued by ensuring that they were good toilets.They realised that people were suffering that people could be in great mutual health status.people were good of their area and this is of great people & to ensure that toilets could be much and the health of them could be good and wise. Read more.
Related to project keywords: health, &, place, slums, suffering

Education For All

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of EDUCATION FOR ALL With connections in different parts of the world, fundraising is not always a problem to Bethel Outreach Centre , currently supporting needy students from the famous Kibera slums. It provides free pre-primary education for needy students in the slums. Moreover, they go for multiple trips not only in Nairobi, but also outside the city. It has catered for a good number of slum dwellers. Read more.
Related to project keywords: go, slums, centre, nairobi, kibera slums

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