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Nambale Magnet School’s Top Graduating Students in High School
July 6, 2017 - 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 will also attending the program this week... [ more ]
Miami Parishioners Help with School Maintenance
May 20, 2017 - A group of parishioners from a church in Miami recently came to visit and share in some maintenance and fellowship with the population of the Nambale Magnet School. While visiting the school the parishioners helped by painting recently renovated teacher housing buildings... [ more ]
First Quarter Fundraising Results for Nambale Magnet School
April 22, 2017 - The first quarter of 2017 has been absolutely fantastic, fundraising efforts resulted in over $30,000 being raised for the following causes and projects... [ more ]
Evalyn Wakhusama receives warm welcome from Cornerstone Project
April 18, 2017 - Evalyn Wakhusama, the schools founder shared the latest in Nambale Magnet School news and developments with proud supporters of the Cornerstone Project at the Studio of Architect Peter Talbot in Washington Depot, CT... [ more ]
8 Year Milestones at The Nambale Magnet School in Western Kenya
March 20, 2017 - 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... [ more ]
Awards Day 2017 – Accomplished Students Receive Awards
March 7, 2017 - 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... [ more ]
Introducing the new sponsored learners to the Nambale Magnet School!
February 6, 2017 - With the eighth grade class having done so well, we focus our attention on keeping the excellence going. As the saying goes: Staying on top is as challenging and getting to the top! These are our new sponsored learners that started in the "baby class" in January... [ more ]
Cornerstone Project 2016 | A Year in Review
January 12, 2017 - 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... [ more ]
NMS Students National Test Scores Among Highest in the Busia District
December 1, 2016 - 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... [ more ]
SMV Youth Mission Trip to the Nambale Magnet School
September 20, 2016 - 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... [ more ]
Sports Day 2015
July 3, 2015 - On 8th June the school held its annual sports day, which takes place every last Saturday of June. This exciting event draws together learners, teachers, staff, parents, neighboring schools and the community members for a day of fun and sporting. Among the crowd pullers were the challenging sack race combined with other activities such as balancing a hardboiled egg on a desert spoon in one's mouth... [ more ]
New Classroom Update
February 3, 2015 - The new classroom wing and dormitory wings are nearly completed, just in time for the upcoming classes. We continue to grow and to provide a top education for the vulnerable children of the Busia District of Western Kenya... [ more ]
Head Master House Funded
November 21, 2014 - Cornerstone Project has funded a home for the head master on the proper to increase the security to the children. We have also funded the expansion of the kitchen and a new classroom wing and dormitory wing thanks to your generous donations... [ more ]
Siemon Company Provides Internet Wiring at NMS
October 24, 2014 - A big Thank you to the Siemon Company for generously offering to install internet wiring to the Nambale Magnet School. We are very grateful for their incredible kindness... [ more ]
May 28, 2014 - 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... [ more ]
Lady Yolanda Joseph, R.I.P.
March 9, 2014 - It is with great regret that we announce the passing of the remarkable Lady Yolanda Joseph. She will never be forgotten. She gave the Nambale Magnet School a big start, and even in her passing, shines down on our work. Rest in Peace sweet Lady Joseph... [ more ]
Computers and Computer Education Funded
March 8, 2014 - Cornerstone Project recently funded computers and computer education for the children of the Nambale Magnet School. Taking our learners into the computer age! Next we are looking for donations to expand the kitchen facility... [ more ]
Martine L. Nolletti Recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who
July 27, 2013 - Cornerstone Projects Chairman and Co-Founder Martine Nolleti has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for her excellence in nonprofit management... [ more ]
Cornerstone Project, Inc.
The Cornerstone Project is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation that transforms and sustains marginalized communities by educating, nurturing, and empowering their most vulnerable members. Founded in 2008, the foundation is a primary benefactor the Nambale Magnet School in Western Kenya which provides education, shelter, and support for AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children.
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