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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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Latrines For Enarupa Oongila

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Project Status: Ongoing Funds Provided By OFDC: $2,432 Funds Provided By The Local Community: $680 Enarupa Oongila Primary School has requested assistance constructing 8 latrines; 3 for boys, 3 for girls, and 2 for teachers. The local community contributed 20% of the project’s cost, which reinforces the principle of self-reliance and human achievement. We thank our valued […]

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Lerai Primary School Latrines

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Project Status: Completed Funds Provided By OFDC: $1,680 Funds Provided By The Local Community: $420 Lerai Primary School requested assistance with the construction of 6 latrines, 3 for boys and 3 for girls. Latrines are essential to provide a place for human waste and help prevent the spread of diseases; also give girls a place of privacy […]

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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. […]

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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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Latrines For Enkusero Primary School

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Project Status: Complete Funds Provided By OFDC: $2,163.51 Funds Provided By The Local Community: $893 Enkusero Primary School has 465 students seeing an increase in enrollment of 265 students from the previous year. They currently only have 2 latrines that were constructed in 2001 and are now filled up. The children are very eager to learn […]

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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. […]

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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 […]