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Encouragement from Paul in Kenya

I will always be there when need be. I will also structure some mission

statement and vision plus the positioning statement which might give you

more ideas and may be add weight to yours. I believe also scholarships

will be nice for the time because if they will be people of good motive,

they will also contribute to the expansion of the blog in the future. Am

happy its growing too fast which is not a bad trend until it stabilizes.

Isaac Newton could not be known until he discovered those theories just

by simple methods and now he is in History. People learn from what he

did and so are we of course with God blessings.

Otherwise we are ok but I had a mild Typhoid yesterday and Carol has a

problem with one of her eyes. Am not sure what could be wrong but she is

being taken to hospital by Feristus today.

Have a nice day today.

Hugs.

Paul.

 

A shorter version of my request… pleading

Hello out there!

Teresia Kihuyu

Her father’s inability was a result of a hospital bill he had to pay of the sister who had gotten an accident in school while doing an experiment in the laboratory.

22 dollar per month for 30 months or

 

150 SEK per månad i 30 månader

Total: 4621 SEK (647 USD)

 

Sarah Ombati

Her father is a casual worker so he is on and off work with no stable source of income. Her mother is tailor who mends clothes and the job is unreliable. In her primary school exams she got 395 out of 500 marks. Since she entered this school she has maintained either position 1 and 2 despite the fact that she is often send home because of fees.

22 Dollar per per month for 30 months or

 

150 SEK per månad I 25 månader

Totalt: 3772 SEK (547 USD)

When one has gone to Kenya getting to know the people its heartbraking to just leave things as they are.

Im not taking the worlds load on my shoulders. Im just asking my friends and others to give me a hand helping out. One cannot do all, but when burdens are shared, things can become quite easy.

One of my good friends at Moi girls high school in Kamangu outside Nairobi and has given me this reliable information

 

MOI GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL, KAMANGU. Account no. 100-098-956 Savings account (Kenya Commercial Bank, kikuyu branch, kenya). SWIFT code: KCBLKENY

 

Please contact me for more information, Pappa HANS

 

 

Updated letter about the students in Kenya

I have some friends in Kenya and one of them is a teacher as myself. I would like you to read his letter
“As for the two girls that I told you about let me tell you something about their background.

One is called Sarah Ombati, she is in Form 3 and she is 15yrs old. She is very bright but comes from a very poor family. Her father is a casual worker so he is on and off work with no stable source of income. Her mother is tailor who mends clothes and the job is unreliable.In her primary school exams she got 395 out of 500 marks. Since she entered this school she has maintained either position 1 and 2 despite the fact that she is often send home because of fees. She hopes to be a neuro-surgeon when she finishes her education. They live in a two roomed house with no electricity and running water. At the moment she has a balance of 22,000 kshs as school fees. As for next year when she is in form 4 she will be required to pay about 10,000 kshs and if she will not  have paid by January the balance then she will be forced to go home. If she continues with her good performance I am sure she will go to the university.

The other one is called Teresiah Kihuyu, age 17yrs and in form 3. comes from a very poor family where the parents are self employed and have a small land where they grow cabbages to sell. They are 9 children in the family but only 3 of the children are in school because the parents can’t afford school fees. She was forced to stay home for about six months because of school fees. Her father’s inability was a result of a hospital bill he had to pay of the sister who had gotten an accident in school while doing an experiment in the laboratory. Despite her being sent home often she often does well in class. Last term she had a B-. She hopes to be a lawyer or architect. Up to now, she has a fee balance of 31,000ksh. Next year she will be required to pay about 10,000 ksh for her form 4 exams.

Well Hans, sorry for giving you all this issues, but I hope and trust that out there they are good people who would be willing to assist the less fortunate. I believe you saw for yourself how people live and survive and any kind of help would be welcome. I know with your blog page the two students might just get some assistance.

Otherwise I am doing fine. In fact with the big globe, geography has become very exciting like everyone one want to handle it in class and teach the others. As you saw, the students are really active in class and very challenging. By the way, our Red Cross Club won the national first aid competition. It was tough but we managed to defeat all the other teams from all over the country. This is our second year as champions. I hope next year we shall win and retain the trophy for good. I was also voted the most active patron and the most active club in our branch.

Now that am connected I shall be in touch often. Say hi to your wife, children, students and friends. I wish you all a good time.

Yours friend
Robert”

(2 dollars is about 22 Kenya Shillings Pappa HANS comment)

I recieved following info today 1/10

“As for the two girls, they normally depend on bursary if lucky given by the constituency development fund which gives assistance to needy student. The bursary normally ranges between 2500 to 8000 hence they are always left with a balance. This term they were not lucky to get the bursary. Fees per year is normally 18000kshs. As for next year, the girls will be required to pay 18000 but they pay in installments of 10,000 the first term and the balance divided between 2nd and 3rd term, next year will be their last so any assistance will only be for one year. I have faith that these two girls if assisted  can achieve they goals and become great people who can help others in future.  As for the information about the bank, its MOI GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL, KAMANGU. Account no. 100-098-956 Savings account (Kenya Commercial Bank, kikuyu branch, kenya). SWIFT code: KCBLKENY   “

I do hope I can find sponsors soon, Pappa HANS

Exams starting soon and then Polytech…

Having recieved word of promised sponsorship of Everlynes Polytech programmer education!  Talked with Paul in Kenya on the phone tonight! We are very happy!  So many good people in the world, ready to reach out and touch someones life at this great length and proportions.

Pay it forward Everlyne!



Finally meeting Everlyne…. Future Programmer….

There are many kids waiting to get into High school. There are various quality on the schools. The ones with quality costs about 500 dollars a year, all included. Feel free to contact me through making a comment on this page, I will read it before publishing it.

Would you like to become a donor through High School for someone in Kenya. I have a solid contact in Robert, a teacher at one of Kenyas many schools, Moi Girls High School (Kamangu) – 1 hr NE from Nairobi.

Everlyne has taken some classes in programming (C++ and Pascal, I believe it was) and would like to become a programmer. A good IT Consultant company in Sweden has shown concern and interest in paying for her next schooling! Thank you ever so much! The IT-Diploma program at a Polytech costs 1100 dollars! 1,5 yr training.

Everlyne at Kabare Girls High School, Kerugoya

A couple of yrs ago when we started supporting Everlyne in High school through my friend Pauls administrative help I sent her a “single-use-camera” to take some photos of life at the school. I enclose the pictures she took.

Recievers and needs

Below follows ideas and total costs for sponsorship

La Unica Childcare centre

1. Daily stationary (pencils, paper, books) every dollar is valuable here

2. Funds for fish tank(grow fish for food and sales, including water for vegetables in dry season) 420 dollars (2000 SEK)

3. More trees for the “shamba” (food garden, trädgårdsland) One tree costs 2,5$ (15 SEK)

4. Funds for teachers (as of now based on volonteers who gets symbolic pocket money 25$ (150 SEK)/month

The “mothers”

1. Starting capital for own mini-industry see below, for postage and rawmaterial 170$ (1000 SEK)

2. Market for beed-handicraft work that they produce (tailormade, customfit)

3. Shoes and toiletries for the mothers families 35$ (200+) SEK

Feristus and Everlyne

1. Hairdresser education and tools for Feristus, 250$ (1500 SEK)

2. IT-diploma education for Everlyne 1,5 yr 1100$ (8800 SEK) (DONE thanks to Öresund Consultants Company in Malmoe, Sweden)

3. Housing and food during college for Everlyne 1,5 yr up to 500$ (3000 SEK) Pauls family is providing for Everlyne, til new sponsor is found.

4. Electrical Water boiler for household  35$ (200 SEK)

5. Gas-heater for cooking, instead of wood or coal  85$ (500 SEK)

6. Educational fund for high school, many names ready to enrol (que)… 420$ (2500 SEK)/year

7. General educational fund (probably the most long term suggestion) for speciefied children, talk with me

Well the above suggestions are what I know so far. Dialogue is the best. Talk to you later! HANS

Part of letter from Teacher Robert

Robert writes: “well, well, have just gone through the blog page and it was wonderful. It really captured the true spirit of africa, the pictures were captivating. I really appreciate your efforts of helping the less fortunate especially the orphans.
Its good to hear that you are still assisting La unica and evelyne. i hope evelyne will pass and go to a good college or university and also help others. the same with the orphans.
I hope and pray that your efforts of getting sponsorship for the disadvantaged will succeed. I would also appreciate if you get more sponsors who can support one of two girls in my school.”

Im happy… letter from teacher Robert

Robert is online again and I am happy to reestablish contact with him again. He is a warm teacher who feels for the people, especially orphans.

There is one or two at his school that need a sponsor soon! I will let you all know about it as soon as I get more info.

When I started to sponsor a friends friends friend I felt a bit lost and dubious even. Who should I trust and who should I not trust. I have found a hand full of grown ups in Kenya by now that I can trust and vouch for.