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Selling water helps Cecil Kids to buy food

Since we have water at Cecil Kids, many people from the neighbourhood buy their water at our school. We make a profit of about 200 shillings (2 euro) per day. This is of great help to us. We use it … Continue reading






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Extra protection for the water tank and pump

We have heard thieves near our water tank and pump at night and decided to build walls and a roof in order to protect our new water installation. More photos






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Water project finished!

We greatly appreciate the donors and the 1% club to have facilitated the project of the water borehole which is now in full use within the center and the community at large. We had suspended the project due to heavy … Continue reading






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Water at Cecil Kids!

We have reached water! Clean water is coming out of the borehole and is filling our jerry cans. This will be a day to remember! Water at last! Unbelievable! The villagers did not want to see a drop of water … Continue reading






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We started drilling the well

We have rented a drilling machine and started drilling the well for Cecil Kids! The whole neighbourhood has come to see the machine and everybody is very excited about the prospect of having a nearby water source soon. We hope … Continue reading






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New ceiling!

We have just finished the new ceiling which we could make thanks to donations on Betterplace! We want to thank all donors very much for this big improvement to the school! We will now continue with drilling the water borehole … Continue reading






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Donations for water borehole received!

Wonderful news! 1%club has finally forwarded our donations. We received 321,768 Kenyan shillings today! Now we can start the work for the borehole! We will start drilling right after the elections on the 4th of March. We are very, very … Continue reading






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Christmas wishes from the Cecil kids

All the children and teachers of Cecil Kids wish our sponsors and friends all over the world a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! We are very grateful for everything you are doing to support our school. We had … Continue reading






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2 Months Left!






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Drinking Water at Cecil Kids

The water we use for cleaning, washing hands etc. is not suitable for drinking. We buy separate drinking water, also in jerrycans: 4 to 5 per week. It is only possible to buy drinking water on Thursdays and Saturdays because … Continue reading






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How we use water at Cecil Kids

Every day, Njeri walks to a house with a borehole to buy six jerry cans of water. She uses some of the water for cooking lunch for the children and teachers. Before eating, water is used by everybody to wash … Continue reading






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The place where we buy water is open again!

Njeri the cook wakes up early every morning to go and fetch water to cook for the children. The place where she normally gets water was closed for two weeks but is now open again. We don’t know why the place was … Continue reading






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New project online

We started fundraising for a new project. We are going to drill a bore hole to provide the school with clean drinking water. We will also sell water in order to raise funds for the school. Teachers and children are … Continue reading






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New income generating activity: liquid soap making

We, the Mkunguni Cecil youth group, appreciate so much the last donation from the Betterplace donors. From those donations we have been trained how to make liquid soap. We now make and sell the soap. We appreciate you all for … Continue reading






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Cecil Kids Christmas cards sold out

It was a great success to sell handmade Christmas cards to raise funds for Cecil Kids. It was a nice creative activity, the children had a lot of fun making the cards and all the cards have been sold within … Continue reading






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