Greening our Villages and Schools
In January 2018 TVT has supported 20 girls drawn from std 7 and 8 from various schools in Nyambene, Meru county. The girls were provided with school uniforms, books, sanitary pads and fees. In addition the girls were trained on importance of planting trees. TVT gave them tree seedlings for planting at home and in their schools and the exercise was supervised by TVT officials... Read More
2018 Women's Day
As we celebrate this year’s International women’s day, TVT wishes to congratulate all people of good will who have sacrificed their time, efforts and money to empower awomen. Tremendous progress has been made but much more needs to be done especially to the rural women and girls. TVT has a number of initiatives for empowering rural women , girls and youth with a view to giving them a voice, independence and hope of a better.... Read More
First TVT Reading Competition was a Huge Success
On 26th August 2016, TVT held the first reading competition and it was a huge success. The reading competition attracted students from both lower and upper secondary classes. The audience who turned up in large numbers included parents and relatives who came to witness the historical event at the TVT training house in Meru. The media was invited to cover the event in order to ensure that the next competition has a higher coverage in terms of participation...Read More
Education is a right for all and not a Privilege of a few
TVT Library services are located the TVT Training Centre. The Centre houses offices of the TVT, tailoring school and community grain bank. The Centre is dire need of a perimeter wall for security and bole hole for water supply.
Reading club now open at the TVT resource Centre. With the ongoing disinterest in serious reading TVT has initiated a project...Read More
Classroom Handing Over to Mukalamatu School
Earlier on, the TVT Founder and economic advisor Dr. Sarah Kilemi officiated in a ceremony to present a classroom that had been constructed by TVT for the nursery school students of Mukalamatu. Present were, Dr. Kilemi Mwiria, Prof. Korbil, Prof. Park, Prof. Kol Sun, school management committee and other local leaders.
Here is the kind of playground the children of Mukalamatu use when they go for sporting activities. It’s nothing but soil and sharp small stones. With water this place could be turned in a green field with grass ...Read More
With the ongoing drought in some parts of Meru County, TVT has extended its services to schools in order to address the problem of absenteeism. Giving even the best of books on empty stomach would be an effort in futility. Thus in addition to donating books the management of TVT led by Dr. Sarah Kilemi.
Prof. Korbi and Prof. Kol Sun are seen handing over the text books to head Teacher of Mukalamatu Mr. Muriki while Dr.. Sarah Kilemi, ...Read More
The school cooks food in one of the cooking shed as a way of retaining children in school during famine period. Children and parents are grateful for the food donated because they are now reassured that when the schools open in September there will be some food...Read More
TVT Annual Education Mentorship Day
April 22, 2017 was a Day which had a huge success. All the students under the sponsorship of both TVT and GinCo(Standard 8-Last mile girls) had the opportunity to share touching life experiences that students go through. The mentors were Former TVT supported Students who are now graduates in various fields and also experienced high school teachers. There were open discussions ... Read More
TVT Delivers Books To More Needy School In Meru County
First term is a very busy term all students of both primary and secondary schools in trying to cope up with new year challenges in new classes. TVT and their South Korean Partner- Educator without Borders, provided books to a number of schools in Meru County. In continuance of the books donation TVT donated those books that were not donated last year after some schools closed before the delivery. Read More
GinCo Teams Annual Meeting on 19th and 20th January 2017
GinCo Germany is not in partnerships with TVT only but it’s also in Kisumu, Kibera, Samburu. These four teams meets annually to celebrate their achievements as GinCo family. This year’s meeting was different because the meetings were held two day consecutively .The meeting on 19th January 2017 took place at Jacaranda Africa which was facilitated by Ms Alice Migwi. The teams discussed the following questions in details: ... Read More
2 TVT Girls (Karimi and Christine) First day in Form One year 2016
Peris Karimi: She was born in 1999 in Meru county .She is the last born in a family of five. Her father disappeared in the year 2000. Her mother got sick and she was diagnosed with brain cancer .She later passed away in the year 2007 leaving Karimi and her other siblings under the care of their sickly and elderly grandmother. Through TVT-GinCo Partnership Karimi was able to perform very well in her KCPE (Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education) last year ... Read More
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Production of the resuable sanitary pads is our story to esure that we keep girls in school and supporting women economic empowerment movement.
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Keeping Girls in School
The work of TVT has attracted the attention of partners from Japan who traveled all the way to a small village in Meru, called Muthaara to record the experiences of women and girls who have benefited from the TVT work. The original recording was in Japanese language but it is now available in English... Read More
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April 23, 2016 will remain a day to remember for the many standard 8 students under the sponsorship of both TVT and Ginco who had the opportunity to listen to the inspiring and motivational personal experiences of those who have benefited from the support of TVT. The mentors were drawn from both the young and the old from the community who understand the challenges that students go through. In addition to... Read More
TVT Celebrates All Moms on 8th of May: So Gentle Yet So Strong
Last Mile Support For Needy Girls
TVT and GinCo have continued to partner in support of orphans and needy girls who are in their final year of primary school. The support referred to as the “last mile” is aimed at ensuring that the girls are able to adequately prepare for their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE). In 2016 TVT in collaboration with GinCo and individual well wishes has supported 14 girls who will be sitting for their KCPE at the end of the year. The14 girls have been provided with books, uniforms, school fees, shoes and solar lumps. TVT officials pay them regular visits and provides counselling... Read More
TVT takes Production of Reusable Sanitary Pads to Bondo, Kisumu
Having had a successful training of the women, men and youth of Samburu in North Eastern, Kenya, on how to make their own sanitary pads as a way of supporting girls education and empowering women, it was time for TVT to move west to the shores of Lake Victoria. In partnership with Mrs. Rose Omia, a woman whose passion is empower other women, TVT took the concept of Villachic re-usable sanitary pads to women group leaders of Bondo... Read More
Reaching Out to People with Disability
People With Disability Mini Medical Camp
Once again TVT has reached out to the people with disability and with a renewed pledge to stand by them in their struggle to provide for themselves in line with the principle that disability is not inability. In July 2015, TVT in partnership with Association of People with Disability in Kenya (APDK) organized a mini medical camp to educate and support people with disability with appliances and supplies that would enable them to go about their own business like any other abled person... Read More
TVT partners with Ginco Germany to support girls’ education in Kenya
The demand for financial support to bright children and especially girls from poor families continues to be a major challenge for TVT. Even though education in Kenya is free at the primary school level, there are so many children who are unable to afford basic things like uniform and books to stay in school. To address this need, TVT has been working closely with Bethel College, individuals, Earth Concern International and a German non-governmental organization called GinCo... Read More
TVT Takes Villachic Reusable Sanitary Pads to Samburu
TVT in partnership with the Grevyzebra Trust has just completed a three day training workshop on production of reusable sanitary pads (Villachic) for the nomadic communities of Samburu. The training which targeted women, youth and men community leaders, brought together 43 group leaders drawn from all clans of Samburu. The three day intensive residential training took place at a local primary school in Archers Post.
The increasing rate of school drop out for girls due to lack of sanitary pads has been a major concern for the local leaders and development partners. Women in Samburu, just like many women in the poor rural villages, result to very unhealthy and dangerous methods of preventing flow leakage when they are menstruating. During the time of sharing of experiences, women shared horror stories of the sufferings they go through whenever they have periods. Read More
Implementation of TVT 2015 Projects
TVT has commenced implementation of her projects of 2015 with a renewed resolve to fight poverty, diseases and ignorance by linking up with other development partners with similar mandates. TVT’s education programme which targets mainly girls, who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS and other very needy bright children, has given hope to many families who would never have been able to send their children to school. The education programme has continued to benefit from the generosity of International Centre for Earth Concerns, Educators without Borders (EWB) Bethel University, Franz Von Game and many individuals who have come out in large numbers to support a child with either schools fees, uniform, books, food or mentorship. Sponsors of the TVT Education Programme have continued to build a lasting relationship with the children they support through constant exchanges either directly or through TVT. Read More..
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