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Welcome to the Cornerstone Project

The Cornerstone Project is a charitable foundation that transforms and sustains marginalized communities by educating, nurturing and empowering their most vulnerable members.  It was founded in 2008, initially to provide education for AIDS orphans in Kenya ... [ more ]



A Special Gift Arrives in Time for the School's Re-Opening!

January 10, 2020 - Thanks to a very generous donor in the United States and the shared fundraising efforts of the Nambale Magnet School and its community, a school bus for the Nambale Magnet School became a reality! The school bus was delivered during the recent re-opening of the school and it is a great source of pride for the Nambale Magnet School and its community ... [ more ]


Nambale Magnet School Student Body Returns for the First Time Since COVID Closing

January 7, 2020 - The Nambale Magnet School students are so happy to return to school. During the school closure, many of these children suffered extreme conditions of lack of nutrition and proper sanitation for bathing and washing. This was the heart-breaking result of removing these children from the safest environment they know ... [ more ]


New Tents and Solar Array for Hot Water

December 18, 2020 - More COVID safety measures were implemented at the Nambale Magnet School in preparation for a full student body return in January. Help came in the nick of time from the Los Altos California Rotary Club! Tents and solar water heating panels arrived in advance of the full student body opening in January ... [ more ]


Cornerstone December 2020 Newsletter

December 7, 2020 - Greetings this holiday season! We are delighted to be able to reach out in this new electronic format. As many of you know, this year we challenged ourselves to do things differently. We went digital and all of you responded with resounding support. It is because of you that we are still relevant and still making a difference. We are humbled and grateful for your support ... [ more ]


Fourth Annual Fall Festival a Wonderful Success!

October 14, 2020 - Our Fourth Annual Fall Festival was a great success thanks to our sponsors, our amazingly talented musicians Ari Hest and Bobby Jo Valentine, and Clearing House Auctions. After the concert, thanks to the wonders of Zoom, we were even able to visit with Evalyn the school's founder in Kenya! Open this news article to watch the Fall Festival Video or listen to our performers again ... [ more ]


Nambale Magnet School Reopens Amidst Stringent COVID Requirements and Stressful Financial Conditions

October 9, 2020 – Two days ago the Kenyan Government unexpectedly announced the partial reopening of schools beginning Monday, October 12th for students at the primary level in grades four and eight.  With schools closed since March 2020 due to COVID-19 and speculation that classes would be postponed until January or possibly the next school year, the Nambale Magnet School, among others, was not expecting or fully prepared for the reopening ... [ more ]



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