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A MEMBER CLUB OF DISTRICT 411 - KENYA
[LIONS CODE OF ETHICS & OBJECTS ]
[CALANDER]
[M.J.F.]
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OUR MISSION IS TO EXCEL WITH
"SHINY QUALITY" CLUB ADMINISTRTION,
IMAGE AND MEMBERSHIP
TO LITGHT THE PATH TO SERVICE
FOR THE SUCCESS OF DISTRICT 411
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To support our worthy activities and projects
please donate generously and be our partner in
serving the needy and  destitute people of our society.
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The Lions Club of
Nairobi - Gigiri

was chartered on
29th February 1984
and in the last 17
years has worked
tirelessly to serve
the needy and less
fortunate members
of our society
keeping in mind
The Lions Clubs
International motto:
        
"We Serve"
            

For more details of
our Board and Members
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During the year
1995 - 1996 the club
built a fully furnished
home for the
abondened and homeless
babies and mentaly
retarded children.

This home was developed
at Otiende Estate,.a low
class income area of
Nairobi. The Home
is looked after by
"Missionery of Charity"
one of Mother
Teresa's organisations.

For more details
of our various projects
please visit our page:
 
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MOTHER TERESA
WITH GIGIRI LIONS
Lions Club of Nairobi - Gigiri has excelled in various fields of Health, Education,
Youth Outreach, Drug Awareness, Environment, Tree Planting, Water Projects,
Twining, Physically Disabled, Youth Exchange etc...
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For more details on Our Activities
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ACTIVITIES
With total membership of 46 service minded people of various
ethnic backgrouds and professions, We the Gigiri Family
are dedicated and devoted to the selfless service to the needy,
in uplifting the moral and material standards
of the destitute people of our society, Keeping in mind
Lions Clubs International motto:
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"WE SERVE"
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Our Current Major Project

THE HAWA CHILDREN'S HOME

THE LCIF FUNDED PROJECT
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The street children problem is a reality in Third World countries.For any Organization or
Government it is a daunting task to overcome the problem in its own. Hence it requires a
concerted effort by both the Government and Social Organizations. In a small country like
Kenya we have an alarming ever increasing population of street children which currently
stands at approximately 180,000 of which approximately 30,000 roam the streets of Nairobi.
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Taking this into account, Lions Club of Nairobi - Gigiri has taken up the challenge to alleviate
in any way possible to reduce this burden by joining rehabilitation of street children.
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Considering the Club’s past experience and achievements in rehabilitation street children
by constructing a nursery school, a medical clinic and supporting various street children’s
homes in and around Nairobi, the club strongly felt the need to construct an
appropriate centre namely, Hawa Street Children Centre, at Kitengela, Kajiado
District Kenya which considering the magnitude of the project will spread
over the next 5 years, at a total cost of US$ 1 Million.
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First Phase
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In order to meet with an urgent requirement to rehabilitate about 35 street children
and keeping in mind the limited resorces of funds the club built four temporary yet
strong, and fully funished Dormitories (2), Class Room (1),  Kitchen and Dining
Room(1) at a total cost of K.Shs 1,260,000 (US$ 23,000).
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The Club felt that there was an urgent need of water in the area. A Bore hole was
excavated and an overhead tank of 23,000 Ltr capacity was errected for storage in
association with P.C.E.A. St. Andrews church.The total cost of the water project worked
out to K.Shs 1,200,000  which was  equivalant to USD 21,800.
Second Phase

Lions Club International Foundation (L.C.I.F.) have granted sum of US$ 75,000.00
for the  extention of our Major Project "The Hawa Children's Home"
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The club is embarking on building fully furnished solid structured
Dormitories, Staff Houses, Kitchen Hall  and  Primary School
to accomodate additional 100 children. The work is under progress and
will be ready by the end of June 2002. The total projected cost of this
structure is US$ 175,000.
Immd. Past District Governor Lion Manoj Shah
innagurated the constuction of  the
home during his official visit to the club.
District Governor Hon. Lion Dr
Tebebe Y. Berhan laid foundation stone
during his official visit to the club.
Two Staff Houses under construction.
Gigiri members with the Region
Chairman Lion Teja S. Kalsi & members
ofSt. Andrews P.C.E.A Church.

To view our Past Projects and to know more about
Our Current Major Project, please visit our page:
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