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August Holidays

August 2016

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in news | Comments Off on August Holidays

August holiday break is here, and the girls are happy to get some time away from school to rest. They will be at the Valvisions’ Holiday House for three weeks before returning to school and to their studies. When they return, the girls will be entering their final term of Secondary School. Their excitement and anxiety for the upcoming examinations is high.

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NEW MEMBERS OF THE CHOICE CLUB!

July 2016

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in news | Comments Off on NEW MEMBERS OF THE CHOICE CLUB!

Thinking about why we do the things we do, seems to be an important step in making the right choices. Even then, we only have broad guidelines which steadily seem to change as we grow and go.  It becomes more and more apparent ‘what a gift’ to have been taught significant values at an early age.

At Karen C Girls School, Valvisions has recently acquired a new set of 40 teen-age girls who will

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Nearing Graduation

June 2016

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in news | Comments Off on Nearing Graduation

Presented by Valvisions’ Director, Kenya; Grace Wandia

A wise philosopher once said that ‘you can’t step into a flowing river twice since by the time you step into it the second time, the water that you stepped into the last time will have moved on.’

Unbelievably, our Kenya girls are in their final year of high school.  In November of this year, they will graduate and hopefully, achieve the grades necessary to earn a place in

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A MORAN WARRIOR WHO DEFIES CULTURE

May 2016

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in news | Comments Off on A MORAN WARRIOR WHO DEFIES CULTURE

By Grace Wandia, Kenya Program Director; May 2016

From the ages of 14 to 30 years of age, the men in the Masai community are known as Morans (Warriors). These young men are sent into the bush to learn their tribal customs, and to develop endurance and strength, traits that the Masai Warriors are known for the world over.

Among the Morans, stands Lelien Kanunga, a ‘Warrior Among Warriors.’  With all the training Lelien acquired in

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April Holidays 2016

April 2016

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in news | Comments Off on April Holidays 2016

Submitted by: Grace Wandia, Kenya Program Director

The girls are home for the April school holidays. They were happy to arrive at the Holiday house on the 1st of April; they always look forward to a well-deserved rest after a hectic school term, especially now that they are in their last year of school. They ran into their Holiday house where the matron was waiting for them with a sumptuous breakfast. They kicked off their shoes, settled down, and the laughter and stories started. They each had a story to tell the matron about their time at school.

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Special Training for Valvisions Kenya Scholarship Students

March 2016

Posted by on Mar 12, 2016 in news | Comments Off on Special Training for Valvisions Kenya Scholarship Students

Grace Wandia, Director of Valvisions’ Kenya Scholarship program, met with the organizers from Akili Dada, an organization whose mission is to introduce transformative leadership opportunities to young African females in order to meet the urgent need for more African women in leadership. Akili Dada is preparing a skills training program for the April holidays which our girls will be attending.

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Kenya Choice Club Scholarship Students

February 2016

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in news | Comments Off on Kenya Choice Club Scholarship Students

Meet the Shiners High School Choice Club Students at their February 20, 2016 class.

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Kenya Choice Club

February 2016

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in news | Comments Off on Kenya Choice Club

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40 new members!

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