Snst newsletter 2 nd edition may 2007

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Snst newsletter 2 nd edition may 2007

  1. 1. ISSUE 02, MAY 2007 PAGE 1SUN N SAND BEACH RESORT BAGSRESPONSIBLE TOURISM AWARDThe First Choice Responsible Tourism Awards are themost prestigious of their kind in the world recognizingindividuals, companies and organizations in the travelindustry that are making a significant commitment to theculture and economy of local communities and providinga positive contribution to the environment and biodiversityconservation. The Awards are organized by Responsibletravel.com inassociation with World Travel Market,The Times,andGeographical Magazine Sun N Sand Beach Resort was recently awarded the 2006 First Choice Responsible Tourism Award at WTM Dinner at Mandarin- Oriental Hotel, London. Seen (L-R) Overseas Purchasing Director Richard Calvert, First Choice Holidays Managing Director Dermot Blastland presenting the award to Sun N Sand Trust - ManagingBEACH CLEAN UP Trustee Mrs. Shahinoor Visram and First Choice Holidays and Flights Managing Director Neil Morris.The Ocean Conservancys International Coastal Cleanup  is the largest and most successful volunteer event of its kind.Each year thousands of volunteers from around the globeparticipate in clearing tons of trash from coastlines, riversand lakes, recording every piece of trash collected. This year the International Coastal Cleanup took placeon September 16, 2006. Sun N Sand Beach Resort throughthe Sun N Sand Trust participated in this activity to showits continuous and profound commitment to OceanConservancy and Marine Environment. Sun n Sand beingone of the largest resorts along the North Coast, it’s Staffwere enlightened on the benefits of Ocean Conservancy.They then covered a stretch of 2.5 kilometers leaving itsuperbly clean.SUN N SAND TRUST PROJECTS CONTENTS• Primary Health Care Center 1 Responsible Tourism Award Beach Clean Up• Facilitating Donations for a Local Primary School• Nursery School 2 Outreach : Fight Against Hunger• Place of Worship 3 Impact on Community Health• Free Water Supply 4 Village Primary School Graduates
  2. 2. Sun N Sand trust NewsletterISSUE 02, MAY 2007PAGE 2 KILIFI DISTRICT OUTREACH FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER Last year, Kenya faced Famine and Flooding thus prompting the government to declare it a National Disaster. This left many peopleThe GM & Staff of Sun N SandBeach Resort Ready for Food Hungry and Homeless. Sun N Sand Staff,Distribution through the Sun N Sand Trust contributed about Kshs 125,000 . The Directors doubled this amount to Kshs 250,000 to show its commitment in enhancing the quality of life SNST Managing Trustee Mrs. Shahinoor Visram of the Community. This donation enabled the handing out food parcels at Majengo Village . purchase of 24 bags of beans and 130 bales of maize flour. On hand to distribute the donation were Staff from the Resort, Sun N Sand Trust’s Managing Trustee - Mrs.A truck full of Relief Food leaving the Shahinoor Visram, the General Manager,Sun N Sand Beach Resort Mr. Makumbi and the local area MP, Mr. Joe Khamisi who flagged off this event. Mrs. Ruth Palmer of ‘Teddies for Tragedies’ hands out Teddies she knit for the children of the Kikambala Community during her holiday at the Sun N Sand Beach Resort to Kikambala Mr. & Mrs. Robert donated 3 laptop computers Primary School, during their visit to Sun N Sand Beach Resort. is Wanje Receiving the laptops is the headmaster Mr. Franc
  3. 3. Sun N Sand trust ISSUE 02, MAY 2007 PAGE 3 IMPACT ON COMMUNITY HEALTH Since the inception of the Sun N Sand Community Health Clinic 6 years ago in 2001, over 40,000 Consultations have been recorded, Malaria being the No.1 condition for patients seeking medical attention .This is due to lack of awareness and prevention methods e.g. use of mosquito nets, clearing bushes and stagnant water around their compounds . ♦ HEALTH AND HYGIENE The 2 Health Officers counsel the patients on basic health issues including hygiene, the importance of vaccination, family planning, HIV/AIDS and other health issues . Health Camps are organized to address specific needs e.g. ENT, Tuberculosis, Measles, Polio, Dental Care etc. ♦ MOTHER AND CHILD CARE Mothers and their Children are counseled and treated by the Clinical Officers through Pre-natal and Ante-natal Care Clinics. Before the inception of the clinic some mothers & children used to travel far in search of these facilities , while others didnt make it. The general health of the Community has improved due to the presence of the Sun N Sand Health Center. TREATMENT ADMINISTERED MALARIA RESPIRATORY SKIN ANTENATAL FAMILY IMMUNIZATION GROWTH TOTAL NO. ULCERS PLANNING MONITORING OF CONSULTA- YEAR TIONS 2001 1,651 1,122 435 89 0 519 380 3,322 2002 5,637 2,994 1,149 284 9 1,983 1,859 9,584 2003 4,172 2,279 930 333 317 2,349 2,306 7,731 2004 3,704 2,053 775 284 630 2,248 2,781 6,787 2005 3,337 1,846 783 100 814 1,419 1,981 5,862 2006 3,322 2,444 1,300 1,194 947 1,408 1,740 5,4292007:JAN-APL 978 741 365 20 311 377 524 1,425 TOTAL 22,801 13,479 5,737 2,304 3,028 10,303 11,571 40,140
  4. 4. Sun N Sand trust ISSUE 02, MAY 2007 PAGE 4KPS GRADUATESOn the 14th of November ‘06 ,111 class 8Students at the Kikambala Primary Schoolwrote the Kenya Certificate of Primary EducationExam. The KCPE is a Certificate awarded by theMinistry of Education-Kenya to students uponcompletion of the approved 8 year coursein Primary Education. These graduates are thenallocated Secondary Schools which takes 4 yearsto complete. This year Guests and Friends ofSun N Sand Beach Resort sponsored 32 Austine Katana emerged the bestStudents for 4 years of Secondary Education, Mrashi Roy was the best girl at Kikambala Primary School in the overall student in the 2006 K.C.P.E at the Kikambala Primary School.through Sun N Sand Trust. Last year 11 students 2006 K.C.P.E Examination. She He scored 414 points out of 500were sponsored. scored 325 points out of 500 and was selected to join St. John Girl’s High and has been offered a place at Lenana High School, Nairobi. School in Kilifi district STUDENT MARK/500 SCHOOL SPONSORS 1. AUSTINE KATANA 414 LENANA HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS GORDON ROBERT 2. OCHIENG KILLIAN 406 MOI FORCES ACADEMY MR.& MRS. DAVID THOMAS 3. CHIVATSI TSORI 396 RIBE BOYS HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. GORDON ROBERT 4. NGALA JOSEPH 382 CANON KITURI SECONDARY SCHOOL MR. PETER ALLNUTT 5. MWACHIRO JOHN 362 KILIFI TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. GORDON ROBERT 6. BAYA MESHACK 356 KILIFI TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL MR. GARY CORBETT 7. MUMBA JASON 355 KILIFI TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL MR. GARY CORBETT 8. INOH EMUNGASI 353 MARIAKANI HIGH SCHOOL MR. GARY CORBETT 9. CHARA PETER 351 MARIAKANI HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. STEPHEN MCGUFFIE 10. ZIRO MICHAEL 348 KILIFI TOWNSHIP SECONDARY SCHOOL MR.& MRS. DAVID THOMAS 11. BAYA MWARO 343 KILIFI TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL MR. & MRS. ZAHER BHANJI 12. MUNGA GEORGE 342 GODOMA HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. STEPHEN MCGUFFIE 13. MUTHAI JOHN 340 CHUMANI HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. DAVID THOMAS 14. TEMBO RODGERS 335 DR.KRAPF MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL MS. CHERY W. SHAW 15. SAID ERIC 331 KILIFI TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. DAVID THOMAS 16. ROY MRASHI 325 ST JOHN’S HIGH SCHOOL MS. JULIE EMBERTON 17 GITONGA DENNIS 325 JARIBU HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. DAVID THOMAS 18 NGALA ELKANO 319 CHUMANI SECONDARY SCHOOL MERIDIAN ALTERNATIVE 19 KAZUNGU GRACE 317 KINANGO HIGH SCHOOL MRS. ALICE WOLFENDEN 20 ALFRED KAHINDI 310 KILIFI TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL MS. ELIZABETH WINSTON 21 MAKAU GRACE 309 BAHARI GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL MR.& MRS. GORDON ROBERT 22 FONDO JANET 308 MOI KADZONZO HIGH SCHOOL ANONYMOUS 23 JIRAH JONATHAN 306 MARIAKANI HIGH SCHOOL MR. STUART RICHARDSON 24 NANCY NYAWANA 305 BAHARI GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL ANTHONY & SHEILA LYNCH 25 FRANCIS TEMBO 303 MSUMARINI SECONDARY SCHOOL MR.& MRS. DAVID THOMAS 26 JOSEPH SAID 303 KILIFI TOWNSHIP SECONDARY SCHOOL MR.& MRS. COLIN REYNOLDS 27 DONALD THOYA 301 JARIBUNI HIGH SCHOOL DETRE MARC FAMILY 28 MWARABU JULIANA 287 MOI KADZONZO HIGH SCHOOL LORCAN & BRID 29 LILIANNE KAHINDI 280 MSUMARINI SECONDARY SCHOOL ANONYMOUS 30 MWANYAMBA SANTA 280 DZITSONI HIGH SCHOOL MRS. ANGELIKA EHLING 31. KAREN KAHINDI 308 SHARIANI SECONDARY SCHOOL MS. JULIE OVETT 32. FRANCIS KAHINDI FORM 2 SHIMO LA TEWA SECONDARY SCHOOL MR.& MRS. T. MORGAN SUN N SAND TRUST REGISTRATION # : 356 B‐13 759/28531637   SUN N SAND BEACH RESORT P.O. BOX 2, MTWAPA VIA MOMBASA, 80109 KENYA.TEL: (+254) (41) 32621/32008/32055          CELL: (+254) (733) 644555/611514       FAX: (+254) (41) 32402/32181/32133             CELL: +254 722 204333/204799     EMAIL: admin@sunnsand.co.ke         WEBSITE: www.sunnsand.co.ke    www.sunnsand.info 

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