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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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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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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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Who does not enjoy being recognized for their hard work? Each year the Nambale Magnet School honors its accomplished students with awards in a number of categories. Learners look forward to the opportunity to be recognized and appreciated for their efforts. The children have reacted very positively to the acknowledgement of their hard work. Many of the sponsored learners are coming from an environ...

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Introducing the new sponsored learners to the Nambale Magnet School! With the eighth grade class having done so well, we focus our attention on keeping the excellence going. As the saying goes: Staying on top is as challenging and getting to the top! These are our new sponsored learners that started in the “baby class” in January. They will be loved, nurtured and educated by the best teachers ...

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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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The Test Results are In and Nambale Magnet Students Shine The Nambale Magnet School topped the Busia District in the Eighth grade National Test! The highest score was 421. There were 6 students with over 400 marks, 12 with 350 marks and above, the mean score is 361.9! Great job teachers, students and director of the Nambale Magnet School, Evalyn Wakhusama for her tireless efforts. An Emphasis on S...

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A Prayer Request for Romie Palladino Just recently one of our beloved board members Romie Palladino and her girlfriend Bonnie were hit by a van. The incident occurred while they were crossing the street at an intersection in the city of Durham, NC. The couple were on their way to a dinner celebration for Romie’s daughter. While crossing, a van ran a red light, hit the two of them and then...

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