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Wonderful graduation celebration






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Cultural trip great success!

We had a great trip to a cultural center with the kids! In this Mijikenda village, the children were shown different activities like cooking, playing instruments and how to grind cereal. The children were puzzled by this scare crow on … Continue reading






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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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Cecil Kids safer than ever before

We have finished building a wall around Cecil Kids. This keeps the school, laptops, water tank and pump safe! The children greatly enjoyed the sportsday. Favourite activities were the potato race, sack race, skipping race and dancing! Another highlight of … Continue reading






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Donation of books and teaching materials

The children love the new books. They enjoy reading during the lessons and in the breaks. Learning to read is so much easier with books. It goes much faster than when the kids only read from the blackboards. The new … Continue reading






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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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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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New photos of the kids






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We will get water!

Fantastic news! The borehole project has been funded completely! Today we again received a number of donations on 1%club including a very large anonymous donation. In total 2888 euro has been donated by 192 donors. This means that we can … Continue reading






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Discussion with the kids about the importance of water

Today we had a discussion in class with as topic “importance of water”. Christopher in KG3 (year 3 of kindergarten) said “for drinking”, John said “washing hands”, Ravasco said “to wait in line at tap”, Fadhili said “cooking and washing”. … Continue reading






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All kids love their director Anna Wambua

Anna Wambua has been working with the community in Bombolulu for many years before starting Cecil Kids 8 years ago. Her daughter Catherine helped her to buy a plot of land and she started there with a mud building and … Continue reading






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Cecil Kids Prize Giving Day

The Cecil Kids Prize Giving Day was a blast. It was crowned by a birthday which made the day extra special.






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Youth is making bags and learning charts from waste and learns about HIV/AIDS

Woooooooouuuuuuuhhhh, how nice it is to be a member of this youth group of ours! It is with some of the money that was donated by our wonderful sponsors that we started making detergent soap and jik stain remover. The … Continue reading






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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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