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Of the 45 students who were interviewed, we have selected 17 students to be recipients of the DAF scholarship. They were very excited to be given the chance to go to high school. As we've mentioned before, High School in Kenya is as competitive as college in America and you have to pay. Secondary education is...

Today the DAF interviews were held for the 2011 prospective students. The meeting was held at Ikumba Village. We had over 100 in present with 45 students in attendance....

We started building  a house for a widow whose son Kelvin we support at Starehe. Today we did the walls and roofed, -tomorrow God willing we'll finish. Some senior DAF students (form 2,3,&4)  volunteered to help carry wood (trees). Tomorrow the girls will join plus  the rest of the kids. The picture shows the DAF students...

Poverty reduction in Africa  source: UNDP  Millennium Development Goals Poverty Reduction and the MDGs - Women comprise more than 50 percent of the world's population, but own only one percent of the world's wealth. Seventy-five percent of the world's women cannot get formal bank loans due to lack of permanent employment and other goods to offer...

Male students top 2008 KCSE examination Written By:Westley Ruto Posted: Tue, Mar 03, 2009 The performance of girls in the KCSE exam remained very poor with only one girl appearing in the top 10 students Maugo Nyaoma Mark is the top student in the 2008 Kenya Certificate Secondary Examination -KCSE- with an aggregate of 87.267...

We have located a company that will undertake a geological survey to see if they can drill a well at kidundu primary and will be sending an estimate of the cost. Will keep you update....

14th February, met with high school students to introduce the foundation and come up with ideas how to help. The students listened to a talk about Daf and asked questions. Later they read some of the letters Kidundu students had written asking for sponsorship. The USA students then replied to their  letters informing the Kidundu...

The Nomadic Kenyan chidren's education fund talks about how it is almost impossible for the poor to send their children to school. It also has a page with useful information about the Kenya School System. ...