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items to take to kenya to give

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items to take to kenya to give

Hi we are going to diani sea resort on 19th may and was wondering if there was anything you recommend to take with us to give to them, i have got some pens and pencils but was wondering what else to take with us

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2. Re: items to take to kenya to give

I am not sure if you were planning on taking things for Hotel staff, or for other members of the local community.

Diani Sea Resort is no distance at all from Shikamana School for Orphans and Disadvantaged children. Please take a look at the website www.shikamanaschool-diani-kenya.com where you can find lots of information about the school including a list of ideas of things to take.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.

(If you receive a PM containing negative comments about this school please disregard it, many of the other regular users will confirm this schools reliability)

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We visited Shikamana school last year and found it a truly humbling experience. Jules V runs a sponsorship scheme which allows you to sponsor a child for a very small amount. As well as the schools fees, this covers the feeding program which means every child gets porridge and lunch each school day. You get regular letters and photos of sponsored children and reports cards so you can see how they are progressing.

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I agree this school deserves all the support it can get. We went in march and Jackson keeps in touch. The kids are so happy to see visitors but even happier to have the chance of an education, as previously said...a truly humbling experience!!!

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We went to a childrens home this year and took lots of things which they were very grateful for but we also went shopping in the local shops and bought food which they really needed,we also bought dried milk, toothpaste and toothbrushes(we bought these in Tesco ,you can get three for £1),even toilet paper and things for the older girls as I think the older children sometimes get forgotten as we are all so taken by the little ones.

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If you'd like to make the biggest impact, then purchase the items in country. There is no shortage of 'things' here (other than water and recently condoms), just a shortage of money to buy them in some places. Buying locally will help the Kenyan economy and the recipient of your gift. Donations to the reputable charities mentioned above and elsewhere ensure that the right things get bought and end up in the hands of the right people.

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