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OFDC Trip 2011

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While driving to Limanet Elementary outside of Narok, I quickly realized that this trip was going to be unlike any other experience I have had traveling. The desolate, yet beautiful landscape was exactly how I pictured Africa to be. Only it was far more amazing. It also wasn’t humid and blistering hot, like I had […]

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5000+ Malaria Nets Donated

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According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), malaria kills a child somewhere in the world every 30 seconds. Ninety percent of malaria deaths occur in Africa, where malaria accounts for about one in five of all childhood deaths. Sleeping under insecticide treated nets can reduce overall child mortality by 20 percent. Due to the […]

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OFDC’s Sustainable School Lunch Gardens

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kenyans spend over 45% of their income on food, whereas the average American only spends 7%. While this is a sobering statistic, OFDC is doing its best to provide one clean and healthy meal a day to rural, impoverished children through school lunch garden programs. Due to the […]

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Giving Naomi a Reason to Live

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Due to your continued support, OFDC is able to sponsor Naomi (age 15) in secondary school. Naomi, who contracted HIV at the age of ten while caring for her dying mother, is determined to get an education against all odds. She will be attending Mugumo High School. OFDC specifically chose this boarding school for Naomi […]

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Kenya Trip 2009: Part Two

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Koiyaki Guiding School GPS: 1 degree South, 24.426 and 35 degrees East 20.532 After a long and bumpy ride from Narok into the Mara, we met up with Simon and Agnes Nkoitoi and journeyed to the Koiyaki Guiding School. We spent a few days visiting with Maasai students studying to become safari guides, learning more […]