Boeckman Creek Elementary School

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Learning It The Hardway

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nambale, Kenya
Map of LEARNING IT THE HARDWAY I had never thought of banking my money or keeping it so far away from me even though my mother used to advice me that if i did not want to bank my money then i should learn to divide the cash and keep them in different places or give her to keep for me so that in case of anything then i would still have some cash somewhere to use. I was not upto her ideas untill one day after i had just received Ksh 50,000 from my sell of sugar cane to mumias sugar company when i was back home and was out again in town with the hole sum to do some shopping.As i was going to town i met some guys who robbed me of everything including my clothes leaving me there in a pathetic state.I hated myself and cursed myself for not giving attention to my mothers advise even though the cash was already gone. Read more.
Related to project keywords: learning, keep, use, want, learn

Supporting Community Transformation

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of Supporting community transformation As a guardian kin Browns View Academy where my son learn ,I feel obliged to state that the efforts to help the community by this institution are a step in the right direction.In 2009 when i took Brian to this school he was very poor and less promising.He has been there for a short while before a clear reflection of transformation clearly just shapped up.I am a happy guardian based on a real positive outcome in view of what the school which though not fully equipped is doing. Read more.
Related to project keywords: just, learn, positive, short, state

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Project Leader

Doug Middlestetter

Tualatin, OR United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Boeckman Creek Elementary School