Education  Kenya Project #26875

Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project

by Virtues Project International Association
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Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project
Success in Kenya Schools with The Virtues Project

Project Report | May 18, 2018
Virtues Are Solutions To All Problems

By Judith Opieba | Project Leader

Beneficiaries of New School Uniforms
Beneficiaries of New School Uniforms

Many years ago now, Mwiyenga Primary School was plagued with numerous problems:  truancy, absenteeism and early pregnancies.  So many ways had been used to manage, but the problems persisted.  Then we were introduced to The Virtues Project. The practice of virtues has been the everlasting solution to all our problems.

Pupils have become assertive, purposeful and committed through the implementation of the Five Strategies of The Virtues Project.  Self-discipline prevails leading to a higher performance at our school.  Mwiyenga Primary School has become a center of interest.  Many school educators from far and wide have been our occasional visitors and leave our school more motivated and enthusiastic.  Our teachers who are facilitators, along with other facilitators in our area, now provide training to teachers from other schools.  The Virtues Project is growing and spreading in Kakamega County and beyond!

Our Virtues Club members have become role models making our Guidance and Counseling Department very effective and lessened their work.  Mwiyenga has become the most child-friendly school. 

Parents, who had kept away from the school, now feel free to associate themselves with the school, visiting the school and counting the numerous blessings that virtues have brought to our school.  Just to mention a few of those blessings:  water tanks, uniforms, books, pencils, pens, and most importantly, character formation of their children.  Parents now promise to support the school where they can.  Payment of school fees for pupils increased the total enrollment from 467 pupils to 623 pupils, having a great impact on the school.  

We have started a benevolent group, Mwiyenga Courage Benevolent Group, where we share both sad and happy moments.  We have a kitty for our group where each teacher contributes 100 shillings.  The money is used when one has a funeral, hospital bills, special occasions, and even for good performance.  We also care for needy pupils school lunch fees.  On April 21st we helped one of our teachers with her wedding ceremony and on May 12th one of us lost our spouse, and the kitty was very helpful.  Virtues have really helped us to unite and think wisely as a school community.  

We thank you for your goodness and generosity for standing with us and not abandoning us.  We highly value and appreciate you.  We are indeed thankful.  Now, teachers and pupils share freely, creating a favorable learning environment where virtues are solutions to all problems!

Thank you, people, thank you so much.  May God bless you.  

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Virtues Project International Association

Location: Calgary, AB - Canada
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Twitter: @VirtuesProject
Project Leader:
Caroline Ngure
Calgary , AB Canada
$6,131 raised of $20,000 goal
262 donations
$13,869 to go
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