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Your Donation = A family out of poverty

Posted by on Jan 26, 2013 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Your Donation = A family out of poverty

Help change small actions into Big Steps! A dignified and sustainable way of fighting poverty! Join us     Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)

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Believing in the vision

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Believing in the vision

Opening Village Doors Foundation’s vision is simple; we envision a time when the villages we touch are prosperous, healthy and self sustaining and suffering has been relieved because of the micro-loans, community projects, training, education and technical expertise we have provided. It is my hope you will join us to make this vision a reality to one individual, family and village at a time. How can you help to make it a reality for one person today? Click to donate.   Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click t

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Counting our blessings!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Counting our blessings!

Thank you is a universal ‘magic word’ used in many cultures and languages in various circumstances to express that deep feeling in our hearts conveying gratitude. Today, as families gather to celebrate another year of goodness or milestone or life’s little moments that continue to glue the families together for another year, we at Opening Village Doors Foundation® are grateful for you and those that we serve in Kenya! We are grateful for making it possible to give 100 students school uniforms, books and are now able to attend school not worried about missing class. We are thankful...

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Idea+Training+Saving+Capital = Less poverty

Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Idea+Training+Saving+Capital = Less poverty

Starting a business or a project that generates income to sustain a family sometimes can be a daunting task even in developed countries where the access to capital is a little easier that developing countries. I was explaining to some colleagues today, what Opening Village Doors Foundation does in Kenya. After talking for almost five minutes or so. One of the gentleman looked at me and said, so, what you do is ” A person who wants to start a small business comes to your team with an idea, she gets training on how to implement the idea, she is encouraged to save whenever small she has,...

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Removing Barriers

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Removing Barriers

The poor face a lot of challenges that confront them each day. It is only those with hope and determination that can see beyond the current challenges who thrive. On a given day, many families skip one or two meals a day because they don’t have enough food. Many families’ savings are wiped out or the only asset they had in form of livestock [cow, chicken, sheep, goat] is sold to meet a medical bill of a loved one, funeral expenses and tuition.. The same it true on education, as kids go without schooling or not having the needed uniform, books or school fees to continue with their...

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Social Entrepreneurship!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Social Entrepreneurship!

Social entrepreneurship is finally in the mainstream but with different meanings. The definition that articulates Opening Village Doors Foundation is what the Skoll Foundation aims for  and that is “ value in the form of transformational change that will benefit disadvantaged communities and ultimately society at large. Social entrepreneurs pioneer innovative and systemic approaches for meeting the needs of the marginalized, the disadvantaged and the disenfranchised—populations that lack the financial means or political clout to achieve lasting benefit on their own.” This  is...

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