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 Children  Kenya Project #36828

Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon

A microproject by Transforming Community for Social Change Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon
Christmas Celebration for 600 Kids on Mt Elgon

Summary

This project will given much needed items to 600 orphan and vulnerable children on Mt Elgon in Kenya. These children will have no other opportunities for a Christmas celebration. The event will occur on December 24 at the Mt Cheybuk Peace Center on Mt. Elgon. Activities for the day will be organized by the TCSC volunteers. The children will receive a nutritious meal, school supplies for the coming school year, and 4 months supply of sanitary napkins for girls over 12 years of age.

$3,000
total goal
$2,879
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22
days

Challenge

Children from poor families on Mt. Elgon will have no possibility of celebrating Christmas. Last year over 700 children attended the 2017 celebration. Please see attached pictures. TCSC volunteers will also have an opportunity to organize healthy activities for these children.

Solution

While more affluent children will be happily celebrating Christmas with their family, 600 vulnerable and orphan children will attend the annual Christmas Celebration at the Cheybuk Peace Center. The school supplies given to the children will prepare them for the coming school year, while the sanitary napkins will be given to girls over 12 years of age who would otherwise miss school during their menstrual periods. A good, fulfilling meal will will allow them to sleep soundly on Christmas eve.

Long-Term Impact

A violent conflict in a community affects at least 1000 people who are the recipients of the peacebuilding activities. Frequently the conflicts have deeper roots and by bringing past injustices and conflicts to the surface peaceful coexistence in enhanced. Strategies to confront subsequent violence in the community leads to peaceful resolutions of conflicts without retaliation and escalation. TCSC remains involved in the communities for years in order to build up firm foundations for peace.

Resources

https:/​/​transformingcommunityforsocialchange.wordpress.com/​
Webpage - Transforming Community for Social Change
Project Leader:
David Zarembka
Kakamega, Kenya
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