Job training for young people in Sri Lanka

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Joint Efforts Bear More Success

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of JOINT EFFORTS BEAR MORE SUCCESS The support Groups within Kakamega North have formable framework through which it will be easier to make a direct impact in the community. So as to also share takes and empower the people and go for joint funding that can directly reflect, this has been seen to be a better approach for more effectiveness and transparency. This year the Elephant Welfare Group and Jisaidie Support Group joined forces and have come under Ufunguo Child Role model Development to pursue objectively that they hope will change the community largely. Through this initiative beneficiaries are lined along people in the community faced with hardships like widows, orphans vulnerable children and any other people with disabilities. Our community has had many such people who through this approach are bound to benefit. Read more.
Related to project keywords: beneficiaries, transparency, reflect, empower, come

Able Leader

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kitale, Kenya
Map of ABLE LEADER I would to take this silver opportunity to thank our councilor for the work he has done for the citizen of Kenya and the people of Kwanza constituency especial Namanjala, Kapsitwet ward and also some areas like maridadi and so on. However he has try his best making sure that his people do not serfocate on case of problem because he has assist us alot than his family so he has done a good job which I have never seen anybody doing it. Otherwise he has making sure that it is ball games people have been preparing for the trophy and other prize and if there is a case where by some students doesn't have the school fees he hs making sure that such a student has gone to school continuing with the study. So I think if in this country we could have such a leader we were to be very far compared to other countries. Read more.
Related to project keywords: making sure, good job, country, family, able


By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Immorality Immorality is one of the things, that we very fate in African continent, but things had changed drastically. Youths Against Aids,try and fight hard to ensure immorality is the of past in our communities people. The organisation hold shoes to demonstrate to people how dengerous the practise of immorality is and how to do away with it and how the young people can proctect themselves ICTI. Free condoms are being distributed to youths to ensure their safety. A better nation is one free from diseases and respectful partners sickness is the enemy to development. The organization has managed to change thousands of people thus assuring them safely and future full of growth and development. Read more.
Related to project keywords: partners, demonstrate, hold, young, future

Peace And Reconciliation

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Peace and reconciliation There lived a man with his two wives, each wife had two daughters and one son. The man was a king. In his family there was no peace at all. Everyday and night his wives crossed each others' path. The King tried his best to settled down the problem but all was in vain. Suddenly the King became very sick to a point of not getting well. Since the son of the first wife was close to his father, he was inherited everything the father owned. After a long while of the king's death the son of the second wife went to his step-brother to ask for his share on their father's wealth. The step-brother told him to go to their fathers grave and ask him for his share since he was given his alone. After a long while of disputes in the family over sharing of property, the son of the second wife plotted to kill his step brother. With good or bad luck the gang he had planned with this was caught and he was one of them. His step-brother went on with life and later on married a girl from the village who knew how his family was terrible. One day after a long time without their notice they were going to meet. she pretended to go and pick her phone from the vehicle and closed the door leaving the two mothers sitted in the house and told them she was not opening the door until the two would forgive each other and become one. So the two mothers thought of it and at end asked for forgiveness and came together as one so that the hole family reconciled and there started peace among them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: fathers, reconciliation, family, peace, mothers

Child Support Initiatives Ar The Key To The Success Of Young People

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of CHILD SUPPORT INITIATIVES AR THE KEY TO THE SUCCESS OF YOUNG PEOPLE I am Jackson Andolo in Form Three in Mbale High school. I am very happy because Ufunguo child role Model development Initiative have identified me as a role model. I am supported through material provision, morally and through coaching and counseling which is crucial for is students especially at the adolescent stage. Volunteers who are bringing up child support initiative like this initiative hold the key for the young people. May God bless this initiative and open their funding support. Read more.
Related to project keywords: volunteers, crucial, hold, young, open

Recommendation About Why Private Schools Do Well

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of RECOMMENDATION ABOUT WHY PRIVATE SCHOOLS DO WELL All private schools do well because they have to learn whether they like it or not. This is because their parents pays alot of money for their education. Some recommendation about why private school do well is that. All private schools must maintain part of professional management. Another recommendations stated that officers involved in malpractices cited in on profession misconduct. Third is that it was also recommended that pupils found to have double registered be excluded from form one selection in future as this is the surveys says will serve as different to the practice. Lastly each private school management should ensure that full registration is obtained within 18 months if the provisional certificate for schools or students found to have double registered the school shall de-registered on ground of child abuse and unethical misconduct. Read more.
Related to project keywords: recommended, recommendations, serve, future, ensure

Unemployed Youths

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS Many youths have gone to school but they were not employed.They hsve something to keep them busy.Some even walk with bad company and starting diong strange things and there lives remain in danger.They are waiting poeple a long the road and steal what they have and if you recognise one of them they kill you and a bandoned you.Long ago they steal from a girl known buy the name Maurine and cut her husband with a panga and leave him with hurts both his legs and steal everything in the house and left them with nothing and know they leave in a bad life because they have nothing to start with they start from zero. Read more.
Related to project keywords: recognise, seek, remain, starting, jobs

An Orphan Is Rescued

By a male, in Chavakhali, Kenya
Map of An orphan is Rescued This incident occured two days ago when an orphan was rescued fo the cruel hands of his granmother and uncle who are not happy about his progress this boy by the David Odimu was being used as a shamba boy instead of being to in school whee he was being sponsored by the CDF of the Sabatia The boy who had missed two weeks of learning by doing odd jobs in the village was rescued by the Do of the area in partnership with the sabatia CDF officer .Its also noted that the boys earning were taken by his uncle and when he asked for transport to go to school he was denied this favor this has really made him drop his grades the but who used to appear position forty out of fifty The DO who felt pity has since taken the boy has his own child. Read more.
Related to project keywords: partnership, progress, position, taken, doing

Learning To Do The Best

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Wakiso, Uganda
Map of LEARNING TO DO THE BEST Through working in partnership with various NGOS and also people of Good hearts, we have been able to recognize individuals' needs thereafter set high expectation for them to fulfill their potential.Besides, at Risc as live, we encourage more so amongst children a culture of positive role models, showing and expecting consideration and respect of all. Read more.
Related to project keywords: partnership, potential, able, best, learning

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Shyla Bynon

London, London United Kingdom

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