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Supporting Education in Kenya

Supporting Education in Kenya

Thanks to our generous supporters, we have been accomplishing great things in Kenya!  Donations have helped to develop several Kenyan schools, including the Melikubwa and Mbele Early Childhood Education Centers. Such was used to directly fund teaching [...]

Meet Our Intern- Samuel Grenny

Meet Our Intern- Samuel Grenny

Samuel Grenny was brought on as an intern for CHOICE Humanitarian in August of 2011, taking charge of email updates, blog postings, and other various CHOICE office duties. Samuel is 20 years old, and is a [...]

Who will do the work?

Who will do the work?

“It is important that we see results from our leaders. When they fail to deliver on the agenda set before them, then we have no other recourse other than to get someone else to do the [...]

The Turning Point

The Turning Point

“The turning point for the Egu primary school was when CHOICE Humanitarian came calling,” explains teacher Madam Chizi as she talks with pride about CHOICE’s involvement with her school in Kenya. Before CHOICE Humanitarian made contact [...]

A Healthy Education

A Healthy Education

Women receiving health training. “I was tired of burying people who died from preventable diseases,” lamented Mama Sifuna, a new Community Health Worker in her village in Kenya. Members of her village were constantly plagued with [...]

What did you read today?

What did you read today?

What did you read today? The newspaper? A street sign? Your bank statement? What would your life be like if you couldn’t read? “I took the wrong taxi because I could not read the route information.” [...]

Investing in Girls

Investing in Girls

In a recent Time magazine article* columnist Nancy Gibbs state “In Sub-Saharan Africa, fewer than 1 in 5 girls make it to secondary school.” If you are asking yourself what CHOICE Humanitarian and its villages are [...]

Sweet Potato Pride

Sweet Potato Pride

In the semi-arid area of Samburu, Kenya, water is a scarce resource. The villagers of Egu were forced to trek long distances – up to 6 miles – just to get their daily water, taking valuable [...]

School Desks For Mtulu

School Desks For Mtulu

Try to imagine doing your school work while sitting on a dusty dirt floor, or improving your handwriting while using your leg as a desk. Imagine trying to focus on your lessons in a bare school [...]

Plants are growing into Profit

Plants are growing into Profit

Aloe Vera plants grow wild all around many of the CHOICE villages and until recently these plants were just seen as part of the landscape. Because of the CHOICE training, the villages of Mulunguni and Chanzou [...]