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Invitation 6 year Celebration! Sept 29th 2017

Great excitement! After 5 years of successfully running CBSM Switzerland it was about time for a fresh look and feel. To better show our aspiration for growth and to further increase the impact in Kimilili we are now School4Life. Let`s celebrate this important milestone and the many achievements in the...

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My visit “Back to my African Home”

Agnes back with her family

It has been 2,5 years since I last smelled the dusty air that comes from a Piki Piki (a motorbike taxi) rushing past you on a dirt road, 2,5 years since I last heard the sweet voices of the Kimilili kids happily shouting “how is you” or felt the yummy...

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Time to celebrate! School4Life Kimilili is 5 years old!

Dear Friends Time to celebrate! 5 years ago the School4Life journey started and we’ve come a long way: collecting over 800’000 CHF / 750’000 EUR of donations,
with every penny reaching the project! investing over 450’000 CHF / 400’000 EUR in building infrastructure,
offering a safe and inspiring learning environment to our...

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Burning calories – for hungry orphans in Kenya

Our friend and long-term supporter Andreas Timpert is running yet another marathon for our kids. His goal is to fundraise 4.219 CHF while running the 42.19Km. Lets support this great initiative and help him reach his goal. Here is a note from Andreas: “Dear friends and colleagues, As a lot...

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Anti-Jigger Worm Campaign

Today we would like to introduce you to two of our CBSM kids: Aisha and Fanuna. Every day, they leave their mud hut at 5 o`clock in the morning to arrive at school by 7o`clock. This makes a school way of 2 hours walking – one way! However, walking is...

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280 Litter Angels…

„This is a crazy idea“ is what I hear from the Reverend and his wife the moment I tell them about my – and yes, I agree – crazy idea over the phone on Friday morning. How about getting around 300 kids to collect litter on a hot Sunday afternoon...

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28 Litter Angels….

Yet another Redbull can! Unbelievably, I think and pick it up with my big tongues. I am getting a cramp in my fingers as the untrained movements required to use the tongues make my muscles hurt. As I move on I find further cans, packages, beer and plastic bottles as...

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School4Life Winter Newsletter 2015

Dear Friends,                              The School4Life children would like to wish you: A festive season and a fantastic 2016! With the new year around the corner, we would like to review some of the highlights of 2015. Thank you for being...

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Challenge 33…

Reflection on my 33 nights with 33 different Kenyan families My challenge 33 is over! In order to support our 600 needy kids and our 33 staff members in Kimilili, I packed a camping mat, a sleeping bag and a mosquito net and stayed at 33 different families one night...

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School4Life Summer Newsletter 2015

Dear Friends, 30 °C in Europe! This feels like being in Kimilili, Kenya! It’s perfect timing to give you an update on our work at the school including some brand-new pictures from our latest visit. Are you new to the work of School4Life or would like a quick recap? Then watch our 4...

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