500 Girls off the Street & Into School in Liberia.

$83,910 $16,090
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Project School In Mundika

31-45 years old, in Busia County, Kenya
Map of Project school in Mundika We are very thankful for giving us sanitary towels last year. We nolonger feel embarassed in class. Before you gave us the towels, girls embarassed us during menstration days. When you gave sanitary towels to our girls they became as happy as a lark. You have done a wonderful thing to help our girls. We are kindly requesting for more sanitary towards. The towels you gave our school was enough for only standard eight girls. Class seven six and five girls did not get. We hope our request will be consindered this was said by girls from Mundika Girls primary school. Read more.
Related to project keywords: girls school, girls get, girls, primary school, days

Rescued From Robbers

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Trans-zoia, Kenya
Map of Rescued from robbers Kamau is the managing director in the nearby town. One evening at 8:00pm, he travels back home . On his way he must pass a school , he receives a call from his secretary to go back to the office. When he turns back he passed a vehicle speeding to the opposite direction he comes from . After finishing the intended work at his office he starts off again the journey back home. When he reacheds at home his wife tells him that robbers have hijacked a car near the bridge and the robbers were intending to rob Kamau but his journey back to his office rescued his life because the car he passed was the one robbed and the driver killed. Read more.
Related to project keywords: receives, work, back, call, journey

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