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Sorting, packing and preparing books for Kenya
03/07/2015   Kenya

Sorting, packing and preparing books for Kenya

Over 60boxes full of amazing books are now ready to be shipped to two of our libraries in Kenya. Read the story how we came to such a great donation!

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Quotation for our Mombasa project
14/05/2015   Kenya

Quotation for our Mombasa project

Here is an estimate of the costs for the reparation for our new library in Kenya, Mombasa. Which will be generously sponsored by Kipepeo Foundation (www.kipepeofoundation.org)

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Let's make it nice and pretty!
06/05/2015   Kenya

Let's make it nice and pretty!

Last step was to transform the library from outside and make it nice and inviting. Thanks to 4 masons and their 8 helpers the library undergone entire reconstruction from outside in just two days!

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Finger paints and decoration
06/05/2015   Kenya

Finger paints and decoration

Having only two small brushes and twenty enthusiastic children dreaming about painting and decorating their library I had no choice than to try and get everyone a chance to show his talent. Let me tell you – it was fun!

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Transport - when roads turn into rivers
06/05/2015   Kenya

Transport - when roads turn into rivers

I have already mentioned few times that the transport is quite complicated here. Let me now explain you why.

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We need some floors please!
06/05/2015   Kenya

We need some floors please!

Let's go back to the interior for a minute. First day masons fixed the holes in the ceiling so let's see how they made the floors and fixed the walls!

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Bring the carpenter - we need more bookshelves!
06/05/2015   Kenya

Bring the carpenter - we need more bookshelves!

So far we told you about hard-working masons, welders and children. Now it's time to tell you the story behind our bookshelves!

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Sign Post with what address?
06/05/2015   Kenya

Sign Post with what address?

this was a tough one. In Koguta you cannot simply order things online or go to town and get somebody to do it for you. Doing everything from scratch is usually not only the easiest and cheapest way to do things but often also the only way!

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Everyone is helping!
06/05/2015   Kenya

Everyone is helping!

There is a lot to do in a very short time. Luckily we had all the amazing kids around us and they were all happy to help! Look how hard-working they were - carrying bricks and stones to make the surroundings nice and clean!

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Mpole Mpole culture - how it all works
06/05/2015   Kenya

Mpole Mpole culture - how it all works

On our first day we bought most of the material, on the second day we started with the reconstruction - but where to start? Let's fix the holes in the ceiling!

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