Education  Kenya Project #31878

Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls Literacy project

by The Sunflower Foundation (Australia) Inc.
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project
Pass the Mic! to Kibera Girls  Literacy project

Project Report | Jun 21, 2019
The mic has been passed

By Kim Power | Project Leader

Student Project Report
Student Project Report

As our last report stated we were closing this project as the Foundation members has voted to close it. But I have some news from Kenya that you may be interested in.

The girls' course on the climate and sustainable agriculture was very successful, even though conducted in an urban environment.

An important part of this module was the importance of water, its uses and its conservation. The girls did some reseach with people in their neighbourhood on their uses of water and came up with 15 uses (see Picture 1). The girls planted seeds and carefully hand watered them as Picture 2 shows and kept a daily record of their project (see Picture 3).

The girls live in Kivera, an urban environment, or rather slum, 

"Only 9 out of 55 public water service providers in Kenya provide continuous water supply, leaving people to find their own ways of searching for appropriate solutions to these basic needs." (See link 2 below). And as Kibera is technically "illegal" the state provides no water and it is nigh impossible for the poorest of the poor to afford it. So its conservation and careful use is imperative for families. 

We are saddened that this literacy project did not capture the hearts of many donors, but we are so grateful to those of you who did support it.

Watering the seeds
Watering the seeds
Updating project diaries
Updating project diaries

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Mar 13, 2019
Passing the Mic to Kibera Girls?

By Kim Power | Project Leader

Dec 3, 2018
Extra-curricular Enrichment

By Rukia Sebit and Kim Power | Project leaders

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The Sunflower Foundation (Australia) Inc.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria - Australia
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Twitter: @SunflowerF1
The Sunflower Foundation (Australia) Inc.
Evan Lorendo
Project Leader:
Evan Lorendo
Dr.
Melbourne , Victoria Australia

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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