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Soweto Tulia, Kenya

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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2012.

Economic Development

  • Strengthened 4 community organizations to improve income-generating activities, enabling them to better care for orphans and vulnerable children in the community.
  • Partnered with the Kenya Agency of Development of Entrepreneurship and Technology, a local microfinance institution affiliated with World Vision, to help 140 community members access small business loans.
  • Trained 161 community members to market and sell produce, providing them with income generating opportunities.
  • Offered training for 141 community members in business management skills to help them run profitable businesses.

Healthcare

  • Facilitated health education for 101 young people, focusing on malaria prevention, healthy-hygiene practices, and age-appropriate information on HIV and AIDS.
  • Provided care and support for 2,124 orphans and vulnerable children and people living with HIV and AIDS.

Education

  • Provided scholarships for 230 orphans and vulnerable children to ensure equal access to education and vocational training opportunities.
  • Trained 25 teachers in improved teaching methods, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to address student challenges.
  • Helped construct 5 new classrooms in local schools, improving the quality of education.
  • Provided training for 3 school management committees to effectively monitor education, design curriculum, and develop plans for school improvement.
  • Helped 194 orphans and vulnerable children by providing them with school uniforms.
  • Assisted 220 secondary school studets and vocational students with school fees.

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