Building Developments to date 2013-2017
The Village of Nyamosense is in South West Kenya. It is quite rural and the people are from the Kuria Tribe. Their economic mainstay is farming tobacco and maize. They also trade in cattle and goats however cattle rustling is rife between the Kuria people and the Maasai tribes of the neighbouring Maasai Mara region.
The project began as a result of the growing plight of children with disabilities (Deafness) within the community who suffer neglect and denial as Kenyan Society, as a whole, remains unwilling to acknowledge these children as worth-while members of society. They instead hide and segregate them. They are abused and often exploited and denied their basic rights to health, protection and education.
This year I am hoping to raise monies to fund the building of a small dormitory to sleep the children as they currently sleep on the floor of the classroom. I would also like to start work on a bore-hole for water as currently the children have to travel to the local watering hole and carry back very dirty and contaminated water which continuously makes them ill.
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