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Which schools is FUSP supporting (date: April 2007).
Here is the list of schools::
1. Magale Primary school
3. Mwangea Primary school
4. Magutu Primary school
5. Mwabungo Primary school
FUSP also supported the
Mwamanga, Mvindeni and the Bongwe primary schools.
The schools need support in different ways: repairing the roofs,
renovation of classrooms, new classrooms, desks, text books, school stationeries
and much more.
Some schools do not have concrete floors. During Friday afternoons, just
before students go home for the weekend, the girls smear cow dunk on the
sandy floors. That way the floors will be better and it keeps the little
ants away. When the students come back on Monday, the smell of the cow
dunk is away and they can use the class rooms as usual. Mostly the
students have to sit on the floor, since there are not enough desks.
renovation and new classrooms, FUSP is also trying to provide the
schools with enough school materials like text books and notepads.
However, it all costs money, so we all must try to raise money for the
Number 1 is Magale primary school
The students dance for special guests. It is an honor to receive
foreigners. Only the upper classes have school desks; the
younger students have to sit on stones or on the floor. The
school has a shortage of classrooms, leaking roofs and there is
no protection against cold winds and rain coming through the
windows and doors. The school is situated high in the hills of
Kambiri (Western Kenya).
Number 2 is Mwangea primary
This school has a huge black water ton. The water becomes very
hot inside that tank. Of course it is smart to have a tank near
the school, but after some weeks, the water is not fresh
The school has only 3 good classrooms, 3 bad classrooms and all
the other classes are situated under trees: 400 students sitting
under the hot sun.
The school is situated in the village Kambiri in a very poor
area. The school gets food from US Food, otherwise the children
have almost nothing to eat. It is a very dry area, there is no
water source, so the students have to walk at least 4 km up and
4 km down to take their own water with them to school. FUSP is
providing the school now with a water pipe line.
Number 3 is the Magutu primary
school in Ukunda
This school has 3 good classrooms, several in bad shape
classrooms and some classes follow lessons under the trees. The
school results are above Kenyan average, which is very good.
However, most girls cannot continue on secondary schools: they
have to help in house hold, or in the gardens / factories.
Our school is setting up a communication project with this
school, with some sponsorship of Novib.
Number 4 is Mwabungo primary school
This is the poorest school on the list: they have nothing. There
are 2 "classrooms" with bad walls, leaking grass
roofs, sandy floors, no desks, no text books, nothing.
and another Dutch Foundation will try to do something about this
situation. We first want to build at least 2 good classrooms.
The parents started this school themselves in the small village
Mwabungo. So, yes, this school too needs our support badly!
More information about these and other schools is
available on the official website of Foundation Ukunda Schools