Monday, July 8, 2013 – Incredible improvements in Ndanai. “Disabled children once a curse now a blessing…”

Our entire team was put to good use in Ndanai today.  I was so happy to see the amazing progress.  So many people are involved in this community that the changes are visible at every visit.

On arrival we prepared a meal for all the children and the teaching team set to work with the Kenyan teachers.

One of the lead donor for this project is Dale Russell and it was a great way to honor his Birthday in Ndanai.  Gord Bontje and Dale Russell have been supporting this community for 6 years along with many others who have joined as partners including Paul Kane school students and their teacher Ruby Solomon.

It was wonder full to see the school taking shape.

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Sidewalks and pavement children can easily wheel themselves to classes

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Clean Water collection system in every building

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Flooding problem resolved – drainage system around buildings

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Basketball court with adjustable posts for wheel chair games

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Canadians teaching and doing workshops for teachers

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Others cooked a meal and served the teachers and students

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Janet was set up with her sewing machine to start making uniforms for the disabled children

She will live there for a few months.

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There are three kiosks now in the community where people can come and buy water.

It was here that a community leader told me that disabled children were once considered a curse.  Now they are considered a blessing because ABW came to help the disabled children and now the whole community is benefiting from them.  40 children have helped a much larger community.

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I have never been so happy in this community as I have been today.  Thanks to all of you who have been supporting this project.