Hussein Said Abdhallah is a second year PATHWAYS scholar majoring in actuarial sciences. His PATHWAYS project is to alleviate poverty in his village of Mitedi by donating goats to village members. The plan is to have the villagers donate back some of the offspring of their goats so that others in need can also benefit. The project is being carried out by the Nguuni Youth Group. The villagers welcomed the project citing that it is indeed beneficial to them, and vowed to be responsible and committed custodians of the animals.
The PATHWAYS 7th annual conference was held at the Savelberg Retreat this year over a two-day period allowing plenty of time for sharing, games and discussing ways to link the scholar’s community projects. Continue reading
First year scholar, Eunita Akim, reports that her youth group earned enough money from the sale of maize that members decided to help needy girls at Hadasah Girls High School in Kisumu Kenya stay in school by providing them with sanitary towels. The visit to the school was a success as the two representatives from the group were also granted an opportunity to hold a guidance and counseling session with the girls.
Eunita’s project involving empowering youth to help themselves and their community has made good progress in its first year. Pictured are some of the girls holding their sanitary towels.
We are happy to announce the graduation of Noah Kanda Kelly. Noah graduated in September 2011 from the University of Nairobi with a degree in Education. We were only now able to retrieve this lost photo of him and post it.
His first position was teaching Geography at Chebai High School, the same school he attended in high school. Thereafter, he took a position at neighboring school, Moi Girls Kapcherop Secondary School, as a Geography and Business Studies teacher. Noah is currently especially interested in the education of girls Continue reading