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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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Visiting the school

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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Samburu Friends Mission

Samburu Friends Mission

Samburu Friends Missionis in a period of transition. Some very exciting things are happening, including the beginning of construction on a new meetinghouse in Lol tulelei. And some challenging things have befallen the mission, like the ransacking of the Losuk station by bandits, resulting in the evacuation of the mission personnel, abandonment of the station and the need to start…

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