GIVE - The Kenya Project

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Jacob Siegel's presentation on his volunteer experience in Kanyawegi, Kenya in 2007

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GIVE - The Kenya Project

  1. 1. Working and Living in Kenya June – July 2007 Jacob Siegel
  2. 2. BACKGROUND The Kenya Project runs under “Global Initiative for Village Empowerment” (GIVE) Founded in 2006 by UBC students wanting to provide HIV/AIDS education in Kenya Immediately, the founders struck a friendship and partnership with a PhD student at UBC who had helped found “Kanyawegi Support for Orphans and Widows” (KASOW) – a grassroots organization in rural Kenya
  3. 3. WHY KANYAWEGI? Poor village in Nyanza province on the shore of Lake Victoria
  4. 4. WHY KANYAWEGI? Nyanza Province has HIV/AIDS prevalence rate of between 10% - 27% National rate is 6% Poverty rate in Kanyawegi is 70%

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