Osupuko-Oirobi Primary School Rainwater Catchment

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Donate Project Status: Requested Funds Provided By OFDC: $1,086 Funds Provided By The Local Community: $271 Osupuko-Oirobi has requested assistance installing a rainwater catchment as well as fencing in two that have already been installed at their school. The water tank has already been purchased and just needs to be transported to the school. Once at the […]

Small Business Skills Training For Women’s Group

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Project Status: Completed Funds Provided By OFDC: $693 Funds Provided By The Local Community: $200 Total Attendance: 100 Women 4 women’s groups with 25 individuals each attended a small business training seminar on April 25th. This seminar was geared towards the utilization of local resources. This included mobilization, management, and marketing resources to best fit their needs. […]

Osupuko-Oirobi Primary School Improvements

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Project Status: Completed Funds Provided By OFDC: $1,370 Funds Provided By The Local Community: $350 Osupuko-Oirobi requested assistance with the construction of 7 office tables, 7 chairs, 10 early childhood development and education (ECDE) tables, and 20 ECDE benches. Osupuko-Oirboi has an enrollment of 240 students (124 boys, 116 girls) and was in desperate need of more […]

Metal School Book Boxes For Entontol Primary

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Project Status: Completed Funds Provided By OFDC: $1,605 Funds Provided By The Local Community: $320 Entontol Primary School requested 247 metal book boxes to help students keep their supplies locked up and safe from the elements. Girls can now keep their sanitary napkins clean and dry while attending school. These boxes were constructed using local labor […]

Tour de Latrine

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The equatorial sun feels like a magnifying glass held high overhead. The hand-held GPS reads one degree South, 34 degrees East, and just over 6,000 feet above sea level. I’ve been touring projects across the Narok district of Kenya with the OFDC executive director (my mom), her Kenyan colleague, and a new Peace Corp volunteer. […]

Kenya Through the Rear View Mirror

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The question every world traveler is inevitably confronted with upon one’s return is the well-intentioned, but terribly unwieldy, “How was (insert country name here)?” After all, how do you reduce a country to a word, even an emphatic one, let alone a sentence, or even several strung together? In my case, Kenya was many things. […]