Project #14235

Train Talented, Underprivileged Runners in Kenya

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Feb 25, 2014

You are an Unsung Hero and We Celebrate You!

Underprivileged Runners Training Hard at Kericho
Underprivileged Runners Training Hard at Kericho

Running is liberating and exhilarating. While it's fabulous to run, it's also great to watch runners as they seemingly effortlessly, run laps around a field. It's fun to see someone win and we all love to cheer our favorite person to victory. The challenge of competition thrills us - independent of our background. This is why we all enjoy watching sports and games at all levels.

The participants in competitions like the recently completed Olympics Games at Sochi are true heroes. They train hard for years - for an opportunity to celebrate victory. We congratulate and celebrate all true heroes and the medal winners at Sochi Olympics.

As we celebrate the winners at these Olympics, we also celebrate the people who stood behind them and helped them get to where they are today. There is no way that they could be there without the support of people behind them. We all realize that "no man is an island" and that the medal winners owe a lot to their diverse supporters. The support that they receive from families and friends is invaluable. These people are heroes, unsung heroes.

Do you know who else is a true, unsung hero? YOU ARE!  You are a hero because you have supported and continue to support our budding athletes.   Our runners in training depend on truly value your support.

You can see a brief clip some of our runners-in-training in Kericho here.

THANK YOU for support that is a valuable lifeline and encouragement to them. Your support has helped us provide the vital training resources that they need. Three athletes were recently able to get running shoes courtesy of your financial support. We could not have done this without your support.

With your continual support these young runners’ lives will not only change but those of their families as well. Their desire is to be able to get a residential facility where they can get better training and better supervision from qualified coaches.

We would love to provide running shoes for up to 20 more of our runners-in-training. Can you help us do this by making a donation of $25 today!  Thanks so much for your support. You are a true hero!

Thanks HERO!  We celebrate YOU today!



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Organization Information

Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States

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