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Nicofeli Youth Club – Kenya

Nicofeli Youth Club – Kenya

Posted on16. Oct, 2010 by .

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Our History The Nicofeli Youth Club is duly registered by the government of Kenya under the Ministry of Gender, Culture and Social Services as a Community Based Organization (CBO).The project infrastructure began in February 2007 and activities commenced immediately after the post-poll skirmishes in early 2008. The birth of the club was inspired by the […]

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The Paradise Community Centre – Kenya

The Paradise Community Centre – Kenya

Posted on15. Oct, 2010 by .

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The Paradise Community Centre is situated in Kibera, Kenya and is a government registered, Community Based Organisation (CBO). The intention at Paradise is to provide an all round foundation of loving support for the homeless, orphaned and impoverished young children in Kibera. Paradise is the vision of Mrs Pamela Owino who herself resides in Kianda […]

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New Adventure School – Kenya

New Adventure School – Kenya

Posted on11. Oct, 2010 by .

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New Adventure School Kichinjio Village, Kibera, P.O Box 19737 – 00100, Nairobi. Email:newadventureschool@yahoo.com The New Adventure School is a community initiative and its humble start began in the early month of September 2001. Its structural beginnings and survival are testimony to the drive and determination of Kibera residents who have continually expressed their support as […]

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Deree Reid and friends of Green Planet

Deree Reid and friends of Green Planet

Posted on11. Oct, 2010 by .

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It has been some months since Deree Reid (Del) provided updates for us here at Green Planet; Deree was invited to Kenya almost 18 months ago to assist some groups/people out there and to highlight via Green Planet their work. When there, he intervened in a fight to prevent a woman getting beaten and it […]

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3D or not 3D -That is the question?

3D or not 3D -That is the question?

Posted on14. Sep, 2010 by .

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More Style than Substance We appear to be in a buying for buyings sake culture. The keeping ahead of the Jones has risen to a dizzy height. With 3D TV’s, marketers seem to have pulled off the latest con in persuading thousands of people that this is the new big thing, life altering even. When […]

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The GM Parties Speak – GM part 4

The GM Parties Speak – GM part 4

Posted on08. Sep, 2010 by .

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This is the 4th and final part in our series about Genetically Modified food and GM companies … well to be honest, it’s mainly about Monsanto as it provides the technology in 90% of the world’s GE seeds. The following selection of videos, are from youtube 1. Is an official Monsanto video 2. Highlights Percy […]

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Genetically Modified Black Ops – GM part 3

Genetically Modified Black Ops – GM part 3

Posted on08. Sep, 2010 by .

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Terminator Seeds Monsanto and the US Government together hold the patent for a commercial seed called “Terminator,” that is designed to commit suicide after just one harvest. This is totally against nature and ensures that farmers have to purchase new seeds each year for crops so they can stay in business. Haiti, India and Africa. […]

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There are solar flares – and then there are SOLAR FLARES!

There are solar flares – and then there are SOLAR FLARES!

Posted on28. Aug, 2010 by .

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On August 1st 2010 there was a Solar Eruption designated as a C3 – class solar flare. The flare leads to what is called a Coronal Mass Ejection or CME of up to ten billion tons of plasma and these CME’s move at speeds of up to a million miles an hour and reach the […]

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Strange weather for the time of year – A British pre-occupation

Strange weather for the time of year – A British pre-occupation

Posted on27. Aug, 2010 by .

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A stereotypical Brit’s main topic of conversation is the weather. Unlike living closer to the tropics where the weather can often be described as same as yesterday, we seem to be able to have four seasons in one day. Just as a reasonable summer in the UK was cut short by a cold snap the […]

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Renewable energy in the home and garden

Renewable energy in the home and garden

Posted on25. Aug, 2010 by .

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A Guest article. Renewable energy in the home and garden If you are concerned about CO2 emissions and your household’s carbon footprint, then one of the most effective ways of reducing this pollution is by installing some renewable energy sources in your garden and home. There is now a wide variety of ways you can […]

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