TEACHING-EMPOWERING-MENTORING-BUILDING OPPORTUNITY Mission: to partner with individuals and communities in Western Kenya to support entrepreneurial activities, education and health through training programmes, scholarships, water and sanitation projects

Friday, January 19, 2018

Steps are in place and school children come for water.

the steep, slippery slop

local school children now have clean water

the women find it easier with their heavy load. 

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Nine clean water sites now running

Work is completed on the nine clean water sites. The last one is acquiring steps to make the steep, slippery slope safer for women carrying water. Thanks to Nixon Ifeda, the contractor, and Richard Andabwa, Tembo agent, for seeing this project through so quickly and faithfully

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Work has begun on the clean water sites

Preparing culverts for the wells

Digging the well

Consulting the community

Delivering materials

Building the structure for the spring

Acknowledging the Rotary grant

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Clean Water Grant

Tembo-Kenya through Victoria Rotary in partnership with Nanaimo Rotary and Project Unity Committee has received a District Community Grant t to provide clean water to TEN rural communities in Western Kenya. Work will start on protected springs and shallow wells in a few weeks in the dry season. With this grant we will be able to transform the water sources

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Meritorious Service Award

On Friday 23  June 2017, Patricia and Rod Crossley received the Meritorious Service Award from the Governor General at Rideau Hall in Ottawa for their work over 16 years in Western Kenya.

They were delighted to be accompanied by their children and grand children .

Monday, March 20, 2017

A sad farewell

After sixteen years in Western Kenya it is time to say goodbye. Good friends joined us on Sunday afternoon for a cup of tea and a piece of cake to mark the occasion.