Solar cookers for the school in Fiadanana


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Science And Technology

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega County, Kenya
Map of Science and technology Last Month, an organsiation named one liner store (OLS) INVENTED OUR community. Through the one liner stove people now have advance science and teachnology. The one Liner stove helps to reduce environ menatla pollution (smoke) and also it reduces amount of firewood consumed daily. One liner stove owened by an organisation named (OLS) which is coming with better methods of preventing the deforestation and save on wood energy. I on behalf of the community thank the orgnaisation and may the Lord bless them abundantly. Read more.
Related to project keywords: deforestation, reduces, firewood, wood, may


By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega East, Kenya
Map of ENERGY For many years, people in Kenya and western province have resorted to wood as their source of energy for cooking.There has instead risen the rate at which forest cover is slowly coming down since they do not replace. Their is need though to change the perception and move to other sources like renewable energy such as biogas, solar and wind . Their is need for information on the same and importance of environmental conservation. Read more.
Related to project keywords: solar, wood, need, coming, cooking

Bewitched Boy

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of Bewitched boy In vilabuni village there is a couple that has been complaining that his eleven year old boy has bewitched this match stick , seeds like rice seeds and even maize seed through his ears this parents have tried all kinds of medicine but it not working and are asking if anybody can help them to working and are asking if anybody can help them to real there child. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rice, seed, medicine, real, asking

Everything Is Possible

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Five years ago, i ha dafriend of mine who dropped out of school when we were in form 3. it sounds pain because we usede to associate with him in all our undertakings. I was lack of enough fees to go ahead and when i finished my high school i happened to get in touch with aone NGO with the name CABDA which was willing to sponser a student to college. It has turned up to be a challenge since the sponsor left the village and my friend is able to support me right now to pay my school fees through her little income right now as we thank the NGo for turniong our life to the next level as we are wishing to persue further. God may open a way were it seems not to be as hard as we pays and always don't lose your hope. Read more.
Related to project keywords: get, thank, may, challenge, pays

The Biogas Project

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of The biogas project Some would call it a biology plant,others wold call it pieces of polythene and i would not call it anything for the mean time but it would be better if you would go and see it for yourself.The biogas project in my former school is one amaizing and most successful project the school has ever invested in.A group of students came together with one purpose and with a few formalities here and there and some simple apparatus,they set the plan in action.After a few days of simple but hard work,the project was completed and was ready to use.The first testing was done by lighting the burner and cooking tea for the members. Read more.
Related to project keywords: time, action, plant, cooking, testing

Improvement In The Society

By a male, under 16 years old, in Riftvalley, Kenya
Map of Improvement in the society It was on January last year when Hon. Mwai Kibaki came to our constituency to give us some computers in our school it was a nice welcome to him and other ministers how were on the same hand and it is said "A hand that gives is the hand that receives". Our principle was very happy in deed. For the help of our president alot or students were very happy as kings in their palaces. The society was then help by this hand giving and we all thanked him with all our reats and most of the students succeeded in this computer giving. Read more.
Related to project keywords: students, give, happy, hand, village


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