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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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Darker Days: Reflections of My Childhood

The first ten years of my life were paraffin powered. Recalling now, sibling rivalry in my household was propagated by a constant desire to have the well-lit, non-soot side

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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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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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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.

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