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SAVE THE DATE! Tickets are now on sale for our Third Annual Fall Festival to be held at the Hopkins Vineyard in New Preston, CT.   Join us for FOOD · WINE· MUSIC · RAFFLE · SILENT AUCTION! MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BY: Devon Eddy TICKETS: $25 in advance · $30 at the door   [ BUY TICKETS NOW ]   FOOD GENEROUSLY DONATED BY: Doug Williams, Master Chef · Good News Café Johns Café ·...

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A synopsis of 2018… and what a busy year it was! 2018 was a most productive year for the Cornerstone Project. It was our most successful year in terms of fundraising to date raising over $228,000 towards the Nambale Magnet School. Thanks to the approval of a long awaited sanitation grant from Rotary International including a full cycle water system and waste to fuel biodigester. Additionally...

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In May I made a trip to the Nambale Magnet School with two teaching interns, Lizzie and Colleen. It was a pleasure to see the school in action and to see how happy and motivated the children seemed to be. The school bustled with activity and the teachers and staff had everything well in hand. The overall feeling that seemed to permeate the school was that of love and gratitude. The purpose of our ...

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Jambo! This is a Kenyan greeting, meaning hello! The first term at the Nambale Magnet School (NMS) is coming to an end this week. The school has been in session for the last twelve weeks. We received new learners in January, a record increase since the school began in 2009. We are now at 380 learners and bursting our banks! A great highlight for the period has been the presence of two young studen...

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I am sitting outside my office at the School and staring into the empty field… It is 5PM and very quiet except for the noise of traffic on the road. It feels strange that the academic year has come to an end after a flurry of activities. The class of 2017 has completed the National Examinations. For the last 10 months it has been like a military training camp for these learners. The teachers...

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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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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 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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Thanks to the generosity of the Federico Foundation we now have computers for the Nambale Magnet School! Now that we have the new computers we can also start implementing the computer and software education programs for students.

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