We are gearing up for our DAF Student Conference in August! This will be our biggest student meeting ever. We hope to have several community service projects going on. Stay tuned!

Working Away..

January 31, 2011

Of the 45 students who were interviewed, we have selected 17 students to be recipients of the DAF scholarship. They were very excited to be given the chance to go to high school. As we’ve mentioned before, High School in Kenya is as competitive as college in America and you have to pay. Secondary education […]

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2011 Interviews!

January 22, 2011

Today the DAF interviews were held for the 2011 prospective students. The meeting was held at Ikumba Village. We had over 100 in present with 45 students in attendance.

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Photos from my July 2010 trip to Kenya!

January 22, 2011
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DAF Students 2010 Community Project

August 10, 2010

We started building  a house for a widow whose son Kelvin we support at Starehe. Today we did the walls and roofed, -tomorrow God willing we’ll finish. Some senior DAF students (form 2,3,&4)  volunteered to help carry wood (trees). Tomorrow the girls will join plus  the rest of the kids. The picture shows the DAF […]

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April 23, 2009

Failing at fairness: How schools cheat girls By Wachira Kigotho Girls’ enrolment in primary school has been rising in Sub-Saharan Africa, but gender differences are now widest at the secondary education level, according Unesco global report on education. Besides emerging pockets of boys’ under-achievement in education in countries such as Lesotho, Kenya and South Africa, […]

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March 13, 2009

Poverty reduction in Africa  source: UNDP  Millennium Development Goals Poverty Reduction and the MDGs – Women comprise more than 50 percent of the world’s population, but own only one percent of the world’s wealth. Seventy-five percent of the world’s women cannot get formal bank loans due to lack of permanent employment and other goods to […]

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March 13, 2009

Male students top 2008 KCSE examination Written By:Westley Ruto Posted: Tue, Mar 03, 2009 The performance of girls in the KCSE exam remained very poor with only one girl appearing in the top 10 students Maugo Nyaoma Mark is the top student in the 2008 Kenya Certificate Secondary Examination -KCSE- with an aggregate of 87.267 […]

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Well Water

March 1, 2009

We have located a company that will undertake a geological survey to see if they can drill a well at kidundu primary and will be sending an estimate of the cost. Will keep you update.

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High schools meet

February 25, 2009

14th February, met with high school students to introduce the foundation and come up with ideas how to help. The students listened to a talk about Daf and asked questions. Later they read some of the letters Kidundu students had written asking for sponsorship. The USA students then replied to their  letters informing the Kidundu […]

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