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The First 8th grade graduating class this year was top in the region on the 8th grade standardized test of Kenya. We were able to find scholarships for all of our students! This year’s candidates sat for the test and the results are now in. This is amazing. We exceeded our performance of last year and are the number one scoring school in the region by a large margin. We are not exactly sure yet ...

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I am sitting outside my office at the School and staring into the empty field… It is 5PM and very quiet except for the noise of traffic on the road. It feels strange that the academic year has come to an end after a flurry of activities. The class of 2017 has completed the National Examinations. For the last 10 months it has been like a military training camp for these learners. The teachers...

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These photos of recent computer class graduates represents a tremendous accomplishment for the Nambale Magnet School and the entire community that houses the school. The schools mission was to assist the community in lifting itself out of the abject poverty it found itself in as a result of the AIDS pandemic and other factors. The schools founder, Reverend Evalyn Wakhusama, decided to include adul...

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VIDEO – Prayasam, an NGO based in India visited the Nambale Magnet School and spent the weekend at the school with learners teaching them life skills, games, songs and dance. The video was taken by the young adults from India working with Prayasam, an organization based in Calcutta offering life skills to young people in India and around the world. The young people have been in Kenya for the...

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A new enterprise adds to the sustainability of the Nambale Magnet School! With the generous donation of sewing machines, a sewing lab has been added to the Nambale Magnet School.  Now instead of purchasing mosquito nets for beds and uniforms, the school has the capability of making their own. As with the farm, the sewing lab also offers the children an additional learning opportunity.  A plan is...

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At the Nambale Magnet School, emphasis on widening an understanding of the world is important. Many of these students, prior to their entry into the Nambale Magnet School, have not lived with electricity or even owned a pair of shoes. Each year a field trip is planned that widens the children’s worldview. This year the children took a trip to the nearest populated area, the town of Mbita Point o...

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Once a year, the Nambale Magnet School has a tradition of holding a sports day for the learners on either the last Saturday of June or first Saturday of July. This year sports day was hosted on July 2nd and the event drew learners, staff, parents, guardians and two neighboring schools to participate. Learners were divided into 4 groups and given names of wild animals known for their ferocity. Thi...

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Some of our recent graduates are now in High School busy doing amazing things. Alpha and Jackson in the same school and were our top two learners in last year’s KCPE results. Both Alpha and Jackson are doing very well. Alpha recently attended a mentoring program for a week organized by the First Lady in Kenya. Jackson and Joy Lilian, another of the Nambale Magnet School’s top learners ...

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A group of parishioners from a church in Miami recently came to visit and share in some maintenance and fellowship with the population of the Nambale Magnet School. While visiting the school the parishioners helped by painting recently renovated teacher housing buildings. Trips such as these assists in strong partnerships with global partners and creates understanding of different cultures with a ...

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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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