Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth


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Disability Is Not Inability

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Kakamega, Mungulu Village
Map of Disability is not inability Once upon there leaved a boy called Beta Makanga. The boy was born with some challenges on his one leg that has some conigental deformity. He went a school of special need children in Kakamega town he lost his mother somewhere in the year 2002 early. he managed to score 358 marks in his KCPE 2010. He was called at Mbale high school but his father who just a jua kali man. Had nothing about this boys education. I approached the father and I went to see the principal Mbale high school to allow the boy even with little school fees. I took the Father to the Kakamega Central (DEO) District Education Officer to write us a supporting letter to allow this boy at school. He did so and we took him with accompanied by his father called Makanga. The boy is doing well and his was among the first top 10 at his stream. May God be with this challenged hero boy. Read more.
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Karin Zimmer

Portland, Oregon United States

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