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Summer Mission Project 2014

Goal: $20,000 When Eden Grace first visited Lokoyo Friends Primary School (Turkana, Kenya), there were no girls in Standard Eight (8th grade). Standard One (1st grade) was evenly split, but along the way, the girls drop out. They drop out because: • Parents can’t afford to send them. • Parents need them to work in the home. • Girls don’t…

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Summer Mission Project 2013

  Dear Friends, As you may know, Friends around the world joined together to pray for peaceful elections in Kenya. Those prayers, alongside the faithful presence and witness of Friends in the country, helped minimize violence and promoted peace and reconciliation in many places. As a result, hopeful signs of change are emerging. Can continual peacemaking efforts strengthen and expand…

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FUM’s 2012 Summer Mission Project: “Cash for Classrooms”

Head teacher, Jacob Benedict Lekaaso, wants to challenge Friends with this message: “You Quakers are known for your excellent schools. Why have you neglected Loltulelei?” With 1,900 students, Loltulelei Friends School is the largest school in the desert region of Samburu, Kenya. This four-room school was built of mud and wattle in the mid-1980s. Such a building is not meant…

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2012 Project: Cash for Classrooms

When Samburu Friends Mission first came to Loltulelei in 1995, the missionaries were given use of a four-room school that had been built of mud and wattle in the mid-1980s. Such a building is not meant to last more than a few years, yet Friends are still using it today. Our goal is to replace at least two of these…

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2015 Summer Mission Project: A Place to Play

2015 Summer Mission Project: A Place to Play

Amari Play Center has become an important Christian presence within the Amari Refugee Camp. It is a symbol for tolerance and peace for the camp’s almost entirely Muslim population. Residents know that Amari Play Center restores dignity and hope to refugees who seem to have lost faith in their future. A Place to Play will allow the outdoor playground to…

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Summer Mission Project

Pennies for Postage, Bikes for Boys in Belize, Water of Life, Kids for Kids … these have been FUM’s Summer Mission Projects for the past four years and you have made each project a success! Nearly 2,000 pounds of books were shipped internationally with the $7,000 you raised for Pennies for Postage. With the $17,000 you raised for Bikes for…

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