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The NECF Lights for Learning Online Fundraiser

This year, the efforts by the NECF to raise funds for the ‘Light for Learning’ program is more important than ever.

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NECF Virtual Internship Program

Are you a high school junior or senior passionate about making change?

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Our First Community Garden

On August 15th, with the support of Lady Askari, we successfully installed our first community garden! Nancy’s Gardens was meant to be a project to establish kitchen gardens at…

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Machakos can play

Before the measures taken to combat the Covid-19 pandemic were implemented, we were fortunate to have been able to install a playground at Machakos Women’s Prison on March 7.…

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NECF distributes 300 lights in Homa Bay County

On February 27th, 2020, you helped NECF distribute 200 lights to students of Kamolo primary school and 100 lights to students at Alego primary school. During an interview, Kamolo…

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NECF has been up-to a lot this February.

Our year is off to a great start thanks to your support. Here are the updates on what we’ve been up to at NECF this February.

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You can't learn if you're hungry!

Nancy’s Gardens was inspired by Nancy’s concern about school children's access to nutritious food and their dietary well-being. She would often visit schools where children could…

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600 lights in 6 weeks

If you remember from last year, the Nancy Ellen Crooks Foundation received a donation of 600 lights from d.light. With this, we were able to start the year off with a bang! From…

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Joy + Us = HOPE!

As we entered the school on the morning of January 2nd this year, Cheleta Primary School was a-buzz with activity. Not only were children excited to reunite with friends after a…

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Kericho's Women Prison handover report

The minute that the Nancy Ellen Crooks Foundation program team walked through the gates of Kericho Women’s Prison, our fatigue from the long journey dissipated. We were warmly…

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One thing is for sure, Nancy loved Kenya. In 1986, Nancy Ellen co-authored a booklet, entitled ‘Kenya Trivia’, about Kenya’s ecology, geography and culture. Forty-two thousand copies were published and sold. This publication was a key text used by individuals training to be guides in the national museum, as well as safari guides.

To get your copy message us at info@thenecf.org or pick up a copy at Spinners Web for 500ksh. All proceeds from the sale of the Kenya Trivia books directly support our programs.

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