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Happy Madaraka Day on June 1 Kenya!

Happy Madaraka Day Kenya! June 1 is a public holiday in Kenya, commemorating the day that Kenya became a self-ruling nation. At Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi, the President will address the nation, and  uniformed military, singers, and traditional dancers from … Continue reading

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Writing to your sponsored student

Hi all! Any sponsors wishing to write letters to their students can scan and email letters to me at info@teiwasyana.ca or if you prefer to mail it to me so I can scan it then please let me know and I can … Continue reading

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The Way We Give

Dear Tei wa Syana (TWS) Sponsors You might notice in the most recent, or future letters from your sponsored student, requests for additional sponsorship or for other things. We the TWS committee in Canada have given a lot of thought to … Continue reading

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Teenagers for teenagers

Last Monday evening, in a little church in a quiet corner of Nepean, Ontario my faith in the goodness of people was strengthened. 125 teenagers, 90 of them students from Nepean High School, and 35 more who had travelled all the … Continue reading

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TWS Advisory committee meeting

The TWS-Canada advisory committee met this past week, our second meeting of 2015, to talk about all things Tei wa Syana related. Our meetings always run into overtime, because I  forget to put at the top of the agenda 1) catch up at … Continue reading

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SOCCKET- an incredible invention that makes light through play

One of the reasons we built the Tei wa Syana community library is that children in Kikule didn’t have light to study, or read, or do homework by. Now they do. An Australian friend of mine shared this incredible story … Continue reading

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A new year has begun for TWS!

We just kicked off a new year of the Tei wa Syana Community Initiative with a fantastic advisory committee meeting. A big thank you to all of the members who attended. A special thank you to Jill Davey for her … Continue reading

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Calling all donors! It’s that time of year!

A big thank you to the TWS sponsors who sent us your donations this week! If you have not had a chance to send us your 2015 donation for your student’s tuition will you please do so? We need to … Continue reading

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Fruit from our TWS forest!

The TWS community library forest is producing fruit! This papaya tree was planted next to the rain water harvesting tank in September 2012. Florence took this picture when she visited the library at Christmas time. Not only are the students … Continue reading

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Letter writing ideas

Your attention please TWS sponsors! Your sponsored student will be writing to you later this month. What would you like to have them write to you about? Do you have questions about their life, school, food, friends, family, pets, neighbourhood, … Continue reading

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