NEW PRESTON — The Cornerstone Project will host An Autumn Celebration, a food and wine tasting set for 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 4, at Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Rd. This is the second year for the seasonal gathering to raise awareness and funds for the Nambale Magnet School, a Cornerstone Project-supported residential school located in Nambale, Kenya. “Last year’s event was remarka...

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VIDEO – To continue in our commitment to sustainability we are raising funds to purchase additional land adjacent to the Nambale Magnet School to be used for cultivating more food for the children and increasing food security. Additionally, funds raised will be used to create architectural plans for a community resource center which will be used for both adult education as well as meeting ...

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Rotary International Grant Allows for Construction of Full Cycle Water System and Waste to Fuel Biodigester. The Nambale Magnet School will soon start the implementation of a full cycle water system thanks to a grant request funded by Rotary International. View Full Cycle Water System ProjectView Waste to Fuel Biodigester Project The water situation in third world countries due to the effects of g...

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Jambo! This is a Kenyan greeting, meaning hello! The first term at the Nambale Magnet School (NMS) is coming to an end this week. The school has been in session for the last twelve weeks. We received new learners in January, a record increase since the school began in 2009. We are now at 380 learners and bursting our banks! A great highlight for the period has been the presence of two young studen...

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Join us October 19th for an autumn celebration! A wine tasting fundraising event to raise awareness and generate support for the Nambale Magnet School in Western Kenya and will be hosted at the beautiful Hopkin’s Vineyard in Warren, CT. The event will feature wine tasting, live music by Devon Eddy, a silent auction and food provided by the finest restaurants in Litchfield County. All Proceeds to...

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The first quarter of 2017 has been absolutely fantastic, fundraising efforts resulted in over $30,000 being raised for the following causes and projects. Tiling the Dining Hall   2017 started with a bang as Cornerstone Project began by funding $5000.00 for tiling the dining hall. Previously the dining hall floor was painted cement. The cement floor would need yearly repainting and was subject...

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2016 WAS A GREAT YEAR! With the help of grant requests, fundraising events, online crowdfunding and of course our generous donors we are very grateful the Cornerstone Project has been able to fund the following needs for the Nambale Magnet School in Western Kenya   The results of the National Exams taken by NMS eighth graders are in and NMS students soared. NMS student Alpha Lumula earned the...

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