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Welcome to the Cornerstone Project

The Cornerstone Project is a charitable foundation that transforms and sustains marginalized communities by educating, nurturing and empowering their most vulnerable members.  It was founded in 2008, initially to provide education for AIDS orphans in Kenya ... [ more ]

From the Ashes - A New Building!

As many will recall, just after the school reopened after the Covid close, the Nambale Magnet School suffered a devasting fire that destroyed the boy’s dorm that housed 150 beds. Mercifully, no one was hurt, and our generous supporters sprang into action to assist in the triage and support the rebuilding of the wing ... [ more ]

Student Stories - Meet Sheryl

Sheryl came to Nambale Magnet School at five years old from a child headed family. Her oldest sibling was an 11-year-old brother. She had two other brothers, ages 9 and 8. She was brought to the attention of the NMS social worker by their village government, when the children had been taken to a local rescue center ... [ more ]

NMS Students Excel Again!

Once again the Nambale Magnet School is celebrating the results of Kenya’s National High School Qualifying Exams. This year marked the 5th time that the school has sent its 8th graders to take the arduous three-day long exams. The class consisted of 48 very determined students ... [ more ]

An Evening with Rev. Evalyn!

Friday, February 3, 2023 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM - Cornerstone Project and the First United Church of Christ in Milford cordially invite you to a special evening with the Rev. Evalyn Wakhusama, founder of the Nambale Magnet School in Western Kenya. Please join us as we honor the ongoing work of Rev. Evalyn and learn more about the extraordinary school she founded. Please RSVP at ... [ more ]

Cornerstone Fall 2022 Newsletter

November 23, 2022 - In this issue: From the Ashes - A New Building Emerges; Student Profile: Meet Sheryl; Back to the Vineyard: An Incredible Fall Festival; Computer Science at the Nambale Magnet School; Nambale Magnet Students Attend Journalism Symposium; Technology Equipment Still Needed ... [ more ]

Back to the Vineyard: An Incredible Fall Festival!

October 6, 2022 - On a beautiful fall evening in the height of the fall foliage season in the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut, the Cornerstone Project has their most successful Fall Festival Fund Raiser ever, Raising over $18,000.00! At the Hopkins Vineyard, in Warren Connecticut, near the shores of Lake Waramaug, the Cornerstone Project hosted our Sixth Annual Fall Festival ... [ more ]

Computer Science at the Nambale Magnet School

September 16, 2022 - The Nambale Magnet School is both investing in and embracing technology. The current infrastructure makes it possible to introduce coding lessons in the school facility under the ICT department. NMS has partnered with Kodris Africa and trained our ICT Academic teacher on coding which is supposed to commence immediately when the school reopens next year for lessons ... [ more ]

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