School Projects & Expansions

Borehole Well, Grey Water Recycling & Irrigation

Borehole Well, Grey Water Recycling & Irrigation


The Nambale Magnet School will soon start the implementation of a full cycle water system thanks to a grant request funded by Rotary International The water situation in third world countries due to the effects of global warming. As the climate gets hotter, areas on the equator such as the Nambale Magnet School are especially vulnerable to water shortag...

Waste to Fuel (Biofuel) Biodigester Installation

Waste to Fuel (Biofuel) Biodigester Installation


Thanks to a Rotary International grant we have raised enough money to begin construction on the Nambale Magnet School’s biodigester. It will handle waste from the animals and humans effectively which will greatly assist the school in waste disposal and management. It will also be a source of methane gas (biofuel), which will be tapped to the kitc...

Internet Booster Mast Antenna (WiFi) Installation

Internet Booster Mast Antenna (WiFi) Installation


Martine Nolletti, the Chairman of the Cornerstone Project, made a site visit to the Nambale Magnet School in May and discovered that the Internet connection was so sporadic that a transaction or communication over the internet could be next to impossible to complete. The internet connection is so unreliable in this rural area and can be down for days at...

Electrical Generator Installation

Electrical Generator Installation


The School Gets an Electrical Generator Through the generous gifts of some repeat donors, we were able to fund at long last a generator for the School. With infrastructure in the region fragile and power outages a common occurrence, this generator has been on the wish list since the schools inception. Cornerstone Project was able to assure that the ligh...

Additional Dairy Animals

Additional Dairy Animals


With the School enrollment up to 327 learners, there was a pressing need to increase the dairy animals to keep up with the schools consumption. The farm and the livestock provide the children at the Nambale Magnet School with the highest nutrition through a balanced diet of daily fresh food. This measure ensures level of quality and sustainability that ...

Eighth Grade Teacher and Support Staff Training

Eighth Grade Teacher and Support Staff Training


With the children entering the pivotal 8th grade year, it was important to give the teachers the training to help the students achieve their goal. The training covers a holistic approach involving teaching skills, motivation and team building practices. These young talents teachers were inspired by the training and passed that enthusiasm to the children...

Head Teachers House

Head Teachers House


The Head teacher, headmaster, headmistress, head, or principal is the teacher with the greatest responsibility for the management of the Nambale Magnet School and therefore it’s only fitting the construction of the head teachers house. His location, adjacent to campus, will allow him to be easily available to teachers and students. Additional adja...

Computer Laboratory

Computer Laboratory


Thanks to the generosity of the Federico Foundation we now have computers for the Nambale Magnet School! As technology continues to lead society’s future, computers in the classroom are a common sight. For those who have used computers in the classroom, the benefits are unquestionable. More teachers are finding the connection with computers one that e...

Chicken Coop & Chickens

Chicken Coop & Chickens


What is a chicken coop? A chicken coop or hen house is a building where female chickens are kept. Inside hen houses are often nest boxes for egg-laying and perches on which the birds can sleep, although coops for meat birds seldom have either of these features. This was another vital component to the school’s farm and ecological and financial sustaina...

Dairy Unit & Milking Cows

Dairy Unit & Milking Cows


After construction of the dairy unit, several cows were purchased and the school began farming activities. The dairy unit supplies fresh milk for the children daily and the excess milk is sold to the community to support the school, adding to its sustainability. The dairy unit and the school’s farm is also a teaching tool enabling the students to lear...

Roof Rainwater Collection System

Roof Rainwater Collection System


Why Rainwater? In order for the school to be functional as a boarding facility for orphaned children, the school needed a steady reliable way of providing water to the school via rainwater collection. In the interest of ecological sustainability, it was decided to harvest rainwater, store it in cisterns and pump it to a storage tank where it would be sa...

Borehole and Water Tower

Borehole and Water Tower


Providing drinking water was essential to the schools survival. Cornerstone Project funded the drilling of the borehole to extract the water as well as a water tower to store the water. What is a Water Tower? A water tower is an elevated structure supporting a water tank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water supply system for the dist...