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  • October 12, 2017

First Adult Computer Class Graduates

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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  • October 4, 2017

Prayasam’s Visit to Nambale Magnet School in Western Kenya

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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  • August 16, 2017

New Sewing Lab, More Sustainability for Nambale Magnet School

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...

  • August 2, 2017

NMS Students Go on a Field Trip to Mbita Point, Kenya

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...

  • July 26, 2017

Sports Day 2017 at the Nambale Magnet School

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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  • July 6, 2017

Nambale Magnet School’s Top Graduating Students in High School

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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  • April 22, 2017

First Quarter Fundraising Results for Nambale Magnet School

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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  • March 20, 2017

8 Year Milestones at The Nambale Magnet School in Western Kenya

VIDEO – Looking back at the many milestones during the last 8 years at the Nambale Magnet School. Meet some of the learners and staff at the Nambale Magnet School. Tour the campus and see first hand all that we have achieved working together in the last 8 years. Following the great success of the Nambale Magnet School Class of 2016 where sponsored learners were among the highest in the Busia...

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  • March 7, 2017

Awards Day 2017 – Accomplished Students Receive Awards

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...