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TWS helping students avoid effects of sand harvesting

A recently letter to TWS from the principal of what of the schools we sponsors students at, mentioned sponsored students’ gratitude at avoiding “the effect of sand harvesting”.     I had to research it as I had never heard of … Continue reading

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New TWS record set in 2017!

Thanks to our amazing sponsors 24 new teenagers will be sponsored by TWS this school year! Since we have 32 continuing students it sets a TWS record of a whopping (drumroll please) 56 sponsored high school students in 2017! That’s … Continue reading

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Thank you TWS Kenya!

A big thank-you to TWS Kenya, to Florence and Wayua, the school principals, parents, and community members who helped with our application process this month. The Ottawa-Nairobi-Isyukoni-Kikule-Nairobi-Ottawa information exchange is truly remarkable given the distance, remoteness, and infrastructure challenges. We … Continue reading

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Thank you TWS Canada Advisory Board!

A huge thank you goes out to the small, but remarkably mighty, TWS-Canada Advisory Board. Fran Sadkowski Carter, Kelsye Coulter and Melanie Sommerer thank you for all of your hard work this fall, preparing for what promises to be a very successful sponsorship program in … Continue reading

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Student applications are being reviewed!

The TWS Canada crew is going through the agonizing, humbling, process of reviewing student applications this week. How I wish we could sponsor every single one of them and help them in their quest to rise out of poverty. And … Continue reading

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New student applications are on their way

Sponsorship applications were picked up in Nairobi today and will be delivered to TWS schools tomorrow! Busy (and exciting) times for TWS in Kenya and Canada!

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Another new school year has begun!

Our students started a new school year on Wednesday! Applications will be submitted next week. A whopping TWENTY new teenagers will be sponsored this year, thanks to our amazing sponsors! This is in addition to the 32 continuing high school … Continue reading

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2016 sponsorship program kick-off!

We just kicked off the start of our 2016 sponsorship program! Current sponsors we will be in touch soon! New sponsors are always welcome! Just $190 gets a boy or girl to high school for the year. And $475 gets … Continue reading

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Congratulations TWS graduates!

  Congratulations to our 22 TWS high school graduates and 6 TWS polytechnic graduates! We are so proud of each and every one of you!! You worked so hard to achieve in school and change the course of your future! … Continue reading

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Letters to sponsors on their way!

<meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> Sponsors of students at Kikule, Kathukini, and Milaani Seconday Schools check your mailboxes soon! Letters from your sponsored students are on their way!!

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