Kavunyalalo School Project

Freitag, 15. Oktober 2010

education possibilities for future visionaries

The Kavunyalalo School Project aims at supporting strong characters with education so they may in future guide their communities and country in a beneficial way. There is some inspiring examples of why education possibilities are so crucial and powerful and the kind of motivation which can be a result from these opportunities.

Ory Okolloh

"Okolloh was born into a relatively poor family. She has said that her parents sent her to a private elementary school that they could "barely afford," which "set the foundation for what ended up being my career." She earned an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and graduated from Harvard Law School in 2005." source: wikipedia

Visit her website mzalendo which keeps an 'eye on the Kenyan parliament' and watch her telling her story in her TED talk.

Joseph Lekuton
"The son of nomadic cattle herders in Kenya’s far north, Lekuton has compiled a three-decade-long winning streak. After finishing Catholic missionary school, he won a full scholarship to St. Lawrence University in upstate New York and earned a master’s degree in international education policy at Harvard. university." source: NYtimes

Visit the website of his NGO 'Cows for Kids' and hear him telling his impressive story in a TED talk.