Working Away..

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 …

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Failing at fairness: How schools cheat girls By Wachira Kigotho Girls’ enrolment in primary school has been rising in Sub-Saharan Africa, but gender differences are now widest at the secondary education level, according Unesco global report on education. Besides emerging pockets of boys’ under-achievement in education in countries such as Lesotho, Kenya and South Africa, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Well Water

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.

High schools meet

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 …

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