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Lerai Primary School Desks

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Project Status: Complete Funds Provided by OFDC: $1,765 Funds Provided by the Local Community: $441 Lerai Primary School requested assistance constructing 50 desks, 7 tables, 10 chairs, 4 dining tables, and 6 benches. Lerai has a total of 195 enrolled students and 5 teachers. Enrollment has increased by 103 students from last year. During OFDC’s […]

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Josephine Rotiken

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Josephine Rotiken is a student that OFDC sponsored in secondary education. She has accomplished many things and has overcome many obstacles. She truly is an inspiration to all, especially young girls who may share a similar story. OFDC is honored to be involved in this amazing woman’s life. Here is an account of Josephine’s life […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Mara

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We were driving through the Maasai Mara, the Mara to locals, just after visiting Ole Nkuya Elementary. We came upon a cement structure. I asked our host Patrick what it was. He said it was a public toilet facility the Swiss Government had put in. My dad and I started laughing, thinking it was a […]

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A Place To Call Home

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Thanks to both the generosity of OFDC supporters and the efforts of parents with children attending Enkaroni Primary, who raised half of the project’s costs, head teachers will now have a home on school grounds, thereby increasing educational opportunities for students.  Teachers in Kenya are generally stationed far from their family homes, as is the […]

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Siyiapei River Bridge Completion

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The Siyiapei river bridge has been completed! Now when the river floods, with the help of the OFDC, Bridging the Gap Africa, and the Olonturoto villagers, children can reach school safely, vendors can get their goods to market, and the sick can get access to the medical attention they need. A celebration was recently held […]

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Siyiapei River Bridge Construction

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As you may have seen from our Facebook updates, we are really excited about OFDC’s latest endeavor to increase educational opportunities to children living in rural Kenya, specifically to those students attending Ololoiboti Primary and other surrounding schools. Children living in this rural area, which is accessed only by foot or tractor, are unable to […]

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Kenya Votes

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On March 4th, Kenyans will be voting in what many believe is the most important election in the country’s history. This will be the first general election since December of 2007, which resulted in over 1,500 deaths and close to 150,000 living in refugee camps. As you can imagine, friends of OFDC in Kenya are […]