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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 […]

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The True Cost Of Education In Kenya

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In case you missed it, this informative article recently published in The Economist confirms what we have always known at OFDC—education in Kenya is not free. According to the article, “There can scarcely be two words in Kenya that cause more resentment than “school fees”. It is now more than ten years since charges for […]

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Congratulations Alice!

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OFDC would like to congratulate Alice Chege on her upcoming graduation from Maasai Mara University in Narok, Kenya.  Due to the generous support of our donors, OFDC was able to sponsor Alice throughout college, with her family giving what they could to help cover living expenses.  While OFDC generally sponsors primary school students, Alice has always been such […]

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OFDC Projects in Action

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Is my donation being put to good use? This is a universal question of all donors, and especially of those donating to organizations working in less developed countries, wherein accountability standards often differ from what we expect in the United States. At OFDC, we strive to ensure that each and every gift is truly making […]

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Rafea: Solar Mama

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As the thermostat begins to dip below freezing for many of you, be on the lookout for the award winning documentary, Rafea: Solar Mama, to warm you up this winter. Solar Mama focuses on an inspiring young woman from Jordan who, against her husband’s wishes, was trained to make solar panels, which with the help […]

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101 Mosquito Nets

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Mosquito nets covering the children’s bunks at Tumaini Mission Center. Students from Tumaini Mission Center. Please enjoy this guest post provided by Laura E. demonstrating the impact of your donations.Tumaini Mission Center is both a boarding and day school for baby class through class 8, and serves as a home for 101 orphaned children in Nakuru, […]

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2011 Snapshot Of Your Donation At Work

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We are excited to share below with you some images of 2012 projects that were funded by your donation. A new water tank at Nkinye Primary School.  As you can see below, these children are very excited about having clean, easily accessible water. OFDC pays a women’s co-op to sew our school uniforms.  Not only […]