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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 ]

Student Stories: Meet Sheryl
December 1, 2022 - 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 ]

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 ]

From the Ashes: A New Building Emerges!
November 2, 2022 - As many will recall, shortly after the school reopened from its COVID closure, the Nambale Magnet School suffered a devasting fire that destroyed the boy's dorm that housed 150 students. Mercifully, no one was hurt, and our generous supporters sprang into action to assist in the triage and support the rebuilding ... [ 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 had our most successful Fall Festival fundraiser ever, netting just over $18,000!  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 ... [ more ]

Nambale Magnet Students Attend Journalism Symposium
September 1, 2022 - Children of the Nambale Magnet School gain experience from a Kenya newspaper and come out on top in competition!   Grade 8 students were able to get experience and a one-on-one audience with news editors from a national newspaper called Taifa Leo. The newspaper promotes ... [ more ]

Become a Cornerstone Corporate Sponsor
August 16, 2020 - Please consider becoming a Corporate or Individual sponsor! Sponsorship packages start at just $100!  Sponsors provide a significant percentage of our overall support to the Nambale Magnet School. All Sponsors receive a generous cause related marketing package and the deep gratitude of our Board and the Children and Staff at the school ... [ more ]

Technology Upgrades Urgently Needed
May 15, 2022 - As the COVID pandemic highlighted and the general trends indicate, technology and computers are essential tools in the modern and remote education process. The school’s computers were acquired in 2012 and have been refurbished on many occasions. They have now reached the point of complete obsolescence and there is an urgent need for 50 new computers ... [ more ]

Namable Magnet School Students Excel Again!
April 20, 2022 – Once again the Nambale Magnet School is celebrating the results of Kenya’s National High School Qualifying Exams. This year's class, consisting of 48 Eighth Graders took the arduous three-day exams. The school 's mean score of 383.83, is a leap of 10 points and from last year and the highest ever in the history of the school ... [ more ]

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