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Chikumbuso’s Pele-TON is a Winner!

  Chikumbuso Gives Back! Part of Chikumbuso's Mission statement is to Remember to do for others... and that is what we did with a fundraiser for World Bicycle Relief. 32 People rode and 52 attended the dinner at North Stonington's WheelerLibrary. Q and A Part of our evening was spent interviewing Dave Neiswander the President of WBR. He shared with us the importance of bikes in the lives of students in Africa and why in particular a focus on girls. There was ashort WBR video of the great work being done in Western Kenya. Aaron, our Chikumbuso student, also ...

International Day of the Girl

Tilape is one of our girls participating in our Gap Year Program. We invited 16 high school graduates to join us for a program designed in three parts to take them through some basic life skills, including some discussion about HIV/AIDS, communication and finding your motivation. Next they'll be learning more about employment and basic finances. When Chikumbuso began ten years ago, the children and women had nothing. No skills, food, or education. Dreams of a better life seemed very far away. Our students barely could think beyond coming to school for the free lunch and the excitement of being in a classroom. Now Tilape has dreams. She wants ...