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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….

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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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Quaker Life - Mar/Apr 2012

Summer Mission Project

When Samburu Friends Mission first came to Loltulelei in 1995, the missionaries were given use of a four-room school 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. Loltulelei Friends Primary School and Nursery School have grown up around these ancient…

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February FUM Ministry of the Month — Friends Theological College

Friends Theological College in Kaimosi, Kenya, is increasing their practical ministry skills in mission and evangelism. Instead of just teaching the theories behind mission and  Evangelism, FTC wants its students to experience and apply the skills they are learning in order to be even more prepared for their work upon graduation. Nick Obaga, a Bachelor of Theology student at FTC from Bware Yearly Meeting, desires to have a career…

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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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