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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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8th Grade Graduation – Class of 2016 The first class of students has just graduated and we here at the Cornerstone Project would like to wish all the very best to each and every one of the graduates as well as every learner still aspiring to graduate in the future. While the graduation of the first 8th grade class is monumental and cannot be diminished, it is simply a milestone and not the f...

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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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The Eighth Grade Class of 2016 Our eighth graders are ready to go for the Kenyan Eighth grade standardized test. They have worked very hard to prepare for these very important exams. For 8 years the Nambale Magnet School has been preparing learners for this big exam. It takes three days to complete the test but has taken years of preparation to prepare for it and it’s our belief that they wi...

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VIDEO – This is the documentary about the Youth Mission Trip from the Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin in San Francisco to the Nambale Magnet School in Kenya. During their visit they were kind enough to volunteer around the school and one of the things the students did was paint the Karibu Guest House.

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NMS has had many visitors this summer, including two adults and seven teens on a service trip from the Episcopal Church of St Mary the Virgin in San Francisco. On site from June 21st to July 2nd, the group was kept very busy. Their main service to the school was painting the exterior buildings, the guesthouse, the dining hall and the two dormitories. The group of youths participated in the annual ...

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Karen and the Brandi Family have been at the school for almost a week. Pastor Brandi preached at the Sunday service and everyone loved her sermon. Ethan and Miles aged 12 and 14 taught three classes Grades 6, 7 & 8 how to make bags. The adults: Karen, Brandi & Evan have met the learners, spoke with them and the whole community is grateful to have them.    

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Introducing the Karibu Guest House The guest house was officially opened on June 13th, 2016 and was funded by Eve and Carey in collaboration with Cornerstone Project and the Nambale Magnet School. The guest house will host volunteers and other guests visiting the school, including students visiting from abroad and/or mission trips. UPDATE: SWV Mission Trip, New Paint for the Guest House Recently, ...

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Last week the school marked Founder’s week with a series of activities; the learners and staff were involved in feeding animals, cleaning the compound, weeding flowers, planting flowers and trees. Saturday was the climax of the events with an open library to the community under the theme : ‘Reading for Life’. The school tents graciously donated by AFK, Jill Pendergast and Loretta...

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