Supporting Girls Education in Rural Kenya

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By a female, 16-21 years old, in All District Involved, In All Countries
Map of E-commerce Since immemorial time people have been doing there trade of buying and selling from the market. We give thanks to technology today because of the introduction of electronic commerce in short form as E-commerce which means a vital tool of strategic management,many companies gain competitive advantage by embracing the use of internet for selling buying communication with suppliers,customers, partners, shareholders and competitors who may be dispersed enables firms to sell products , advertise track inventory, eliminate firms and share information cost effectively.Firms embrace this strategy minimise expenses and inconveniences of time, distance in doing business thus yielding better service delivery greater efficiency, improved product efficiency and high portability. Kasneb has greatly enhanced this programme to school since its of much benefit to the current student in preparation to her competing or selling his or he productd. Read more.
Related to project keywords: vital, time, student, information, means

Light In The Tunnel

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of Light in the Tunnel In 2006,I happened to be one of the field officers of CHES,aboard dealing with High School Scholarships for needy children who have performed in their K.C.P.E exams. I visited one of the applicants home where teaus rolled down ma cheeks because of the pathetic situation i.e younger siblings suffering from kwashokoh,they were rained on because the grass thatched house was not properly made,no single chair/sit but they were sitting on the stones. She joined Bishop Njenga where she was fully supported by this org.Scoring a B+ and currently she is working with one of the UN organizations in Kenya. She has built up a better house for the parents and supplies daily needs to the family hence supporting educationally the younger brothers and sisters.In addition,she has bought several uniforms to several children having the same problems she had. Read more.
Related to project keywords: scholarships, parents, supporting, single, uniforms

Redeemed Out Of A Really Traumatising Moment

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega East, Kenya
Map of REDEEMED OUT OF A REALLY TRAUMATISING MOMENT My name is Rose Teresia and I am 12 years old. My life was left bare and grossly vulnerable when only in a span of the last 6 years both my parents as if by consensus chose to abdicate their parental role on my sister and I by signing out of life a little too soon. If it were possible to petition against this move perhaps in the highest court of law I could have done so. If it wasn't the most cruel thing on earth,it was a little too unfortunate especially to my sister and I only in class 1 and 2, then and at the time we needed them most. This immensely affected us grossly and no amount of time can erase it fully. We both contemplated the worst. Our uncle John took over as our guardian but had to seek for an alternative. In 2008 such alternative worked when he was offered a double chance at Orphans Child Care in Kakamega Central. We have been kept well and taken to school. We however still find ourselves needy. My uncle also later this year 2011 succumbed to the same fate and died. It affects us and causes panic though we are fighting on. WE would appreciate support by any well wishers to our plight. Read more.
Related to project keywords: fully, time, year, role, chance

Role Modelling Can Do More Than We Can Imagine

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of ROLE MODELLING CAN DO MORE THAN WE CAN IMAGINE I am a boy aged 19 and in Kakamega boys High School in Form three this year. As an orphan I suffered a low self-esteem and I had made a conclusion that life no longer means anything to me. An organization I little knew about came across offering to help students whose desperation and life dreams had crushed. They were fatherly/motherly. Willing to offer guiding and counseling and making a passionate one on one walk with such less fortunate people like me. This changed my whole cause of life. I have since just found my whole cause of life. I have since just found my whole world which had been turned up side down reset. I now feel like I have a new direction.My academic life changed as i started experiencing a psychological boost to my school work. My name is Raphael Andole - Form three Kakamega High School. Read more.
Related to project keywords: students, walk, means, longer, organization

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