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Olasiti Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security Training

In September Right to Smile together with Maccop started a project to empower the members of Olasiti community to improve their food security by teaching them new skills in sustainable farming. In the last few years, climate change has been effecting the rural communities of Kenya heavily. Droughts, short rain ...
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Geography and Health Inequality: what can be done about it?

One of the universal human rights is the right to health.  By right to health, I am not just referring to access to basic health services and building of hospitals but a wide range of factors that are essential for a healthy life.  These include amongst others: Safe drinking water ...
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Tania Integrated Rehabilitation Centre – New Project

“Let’s go give it a look,” I said smiling.  ‘What could one possibly expect?  Keep your hopes down.  No expectations.’ I told myself as we were planning to visit an Integrated Centre for children with additional challenges during my trip to Kenya last year.  ‘No expectations.’  I remember thinking the ...
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Ritianne Buhagiar – 2017

Littering in public places is generally frowned upon.  But could the same thing be said for Kenya?  My walks around towns like Ngong or Kibera in Kenya left me appalled by the many streets that serve as rubbish dumps with towering piles of plastic bags all over.  No matter where ...
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Volunteer Training

Training is an increasingly important aspect of attracting, supporting, retaining and rewarding volunteers. Volunteering with children can have a negative effect if done without the right training. Right to Smile takes a very important approach to protect the children we work for and we believe training of volunteers is important ...
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The Power of Groups

In the Western world we seem to be receiving the message that happiness is an individual path that we travel alone to seek. For example,  in practices such meditation, yoga, solo travel or alone time. The progression in technology has had a great impact. Watching television, playing a computer game ...
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Volunteer Facilitators

Dear friends, As you know, a big part of Right 2 Smile's work is involving volunteers in our projects via 3 week programmes. We view these programmes as learning experiences for the volunteers to understand more local culture, realities and challenges of the people and communities and the work the ...
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We are happy, our family is growing 🙂 – Video

During the month of July one of our members traveled to Kenya to do an outreach in the communities we work with about children who need special assistance in education. Janet was referred to us by her Grandmother who had just started working at our school as a Baby Class ...
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Stronger Communities: Literacy Project at Local Level

We are happy to announce our collaboration with the Local Council of Santa Lucija & the Department of Local Government to promote literacy and further encourage youths from the area to join our Youth Group. For the last 12 months, we have been working with youths in Santa Lucija and ...
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Our approach to Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to give service to your community. It is well known that helping others also helps yourself. Volunteering can give you great satisfaction and a sense of fulfillment by doing something meaningful and giving back.  Learning about injustice, help us put life into perspective. Volunteering can ...
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