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“The Village” Newsletter

Bringing you news and needs from the “Village of Love,”  Kenya


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Support Village of Love Canada ‘s booth at the Thornhill Village festival. We’re selling batiks, jewellery, carvings, wooden tableware and baskets.







JULY 2012

Wonderful effort of volunteers raises enough funds to expand the project to form a second cooperative!






MAY 2012

Read about Advisory Board member Salome Githuku’s recent visit to Kibera

Ride your bike or donate to support AIDS -orphaned children through the AIDS Ride for Africa. Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver.

Wheels for Africa has donated bikes to Kijij Cha Upendo!


APRIL 2012

Find out how YOU can use your bike to raise funds for orphaned children:

AIDS Ride for Africa, bike-a-thon organised by our partner CAP/AIDS.







Eamonn Stewart, a boy with heart!FEBRUARY 2012

Find out why our Steering Group Members support “Village of Love.”

Urgent need: Sponsors for “Village of Love” children to go to school.

Canadian Village Story: How one boy plans to send a Kenyan child to school.






“He aint heavy, he’s my brother.” Picture by John Thackeray.JANUARY 2012

Read about partnerships:

How kinship ties amongst Kenyans makes our dollars go further.

How our three way equal partnership makes the use of our dollars more efficient.

Village Story: How Leonora Obara received an education and then put her nine siblings through school.






Leonora Obara speaks with Stephen Lewis at the SLF Arts Foundation launch eventDECEMBER 2012

An invitation to be part of “The Village that Raises a Child.”

Christmas Village Story: How Omolo has become a community asset!