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£60raised of £2,670 target by 3 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,670 to Help fund the building of 2 classrooms at Kipsamoite Primary School in Kenya.

Location
Kipsamoite Primary School, Nandi Province, Kenya
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Thank you for taking time to look at our idea for making the lives of a few children in a village in Africa a little more bearable.

My story started 5 years ago when I visited Mombasa with my family, we stayed at the very best hotel and ate the best food. I wanted to show my two sons what the real Africa looked like so i asked a security guard at the hotel if we could visit his home which he agreed. Can you imagine the horror on my sons faces when they saw the conditions they were living in, a 10 foot square room with nothing except a 2 seater chair and bed roll for the floor and 2 suitcases for all their cloths, cooking was by way of a colour gas burner.

To cut a long story short I arranged to sponsor Vincent and Caroline's first son through school, and then later their daughter 5 years on we are still in contact and the children and our wonderful friends are doing well so this year we visited the family in October (2016) and spent a week with them at their family home in Kipsamoite, in Nandi Province.

It has always been a dream of mine to start a charitable project in another country and here in Kipsamoite we saw an opportunity to help refurbish the village school which is totally dilapidated and run down.

It is our intention to start by building 2 new classrooms from an abandon project started by the villagers a few years ago after they ran out of money. Vincent's family have agreed to ensure the project is managed properly and in stages before each donation is released. I will complete a detailed project plan with costings and we will keep people informed on our Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/buildaschoolkenya/ where photos of progress will be added for any interested supporters.

Alternatively if you want to get involved or have any ideas you would like to discuss we would love to hear from you.

Regards
Duncan and Petra

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    • Nicholas Groocock

      Nicholas Groocock

      Dec 8, 2016

      Good luck

      £10.00

    • Rob Toay

      Rob Toay

      Dec 8, 2016

      Good Luck!

      £30.00

    • j hughes

      j hughes

      Dec 6, 2016

      Good luck Duncan

      £20.00

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    Duncan McDonald

    Kipsamoite Primary School, Nandi Province, Kenya

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