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AMAZING TALENT!

The girls from St. Clare Centre for Girls are actively involved in several competitions once again. Mr. Kaberia, the Deputy Principal, composed and directed the choral verse that the girls recited in Swahili.

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2014 LENTEN CAMPAIGN: RESULTS

The 2014 Lenten Campaign was a great success, bringing in $16,000.00 for sustainable agriculture for St. Clare Centre for Girls. Making crop production sustainable at St. Clare is one of Father Riwa’s priorities. Ingeniously, Father looks at all the stalks (maize, tomatoes, squash, etc.) that are left over after the harvest.   Because stalks always remain,...
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LEMONADE – MORE THAN A SUMMER BEVERAGE!

  [caption id="attachment_2746" align="aligncenter" width="381"]Truda and her grandchildren sell lemonade! Truda and her grandchildren sell lemonade![/caption]     Again this year, Truda Dearie Frekko (one of Sue Ozar’s college friends) and her grandchildren decided to do a lemonade stand to benefit the girls at St Clare Centre for Girls.  Because the...
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JOHNSTOWN JOINS IN

  [caption id="attachment_2737" align="aligncenter" width="421"]Organist Melanie Harris and the six groups that became Resurrection Parish! Organist Melanie Harris and the six groups that became Resurrection Parish![/caption]     Earlier this summer, Bud and Sue Ozar traveled once again to the Diocese of Johnstown, Pennsylvania to speak to folks there about St....
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FATHER’S FOODS!

[caption id="attachment_2566" align="alignleft" width="300"]Two of the tilapia ponds Two of the tilapia ponds[/caption]       [caption id="attachment_2567" align="alignright" width="300"]St. Clare greenhouses St. Clare greenhouses[/caption]               During their visit to St. Clare Centre for Girls in February 2014, Bud Ozar and Rich Horrigan spent time...
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DOREEN – MEET DOREEN….

[caption id="attachment_2578" align="alignleft" width="225"]Doreen in class Doreen in class[/caption]                           During her visit to St. Clare Centre for Girls in February 2014, Doreen Poupard had the opportunity to meet Doreen, one of St. Clare’s recent graduates.  Doreen Poupard, retired assistant to the Superintendent of the Ann Arbor public schools...
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GRADS GIVING BACK

      [caption id="attachment_2594" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Lydia tutoring new students Lydia tutoring new students[/caption]   In December 2013, 13 girls became the first graduating class from St. Clare.  As they await the results from the Kenyan National Exams, they have remained at St. Clare.  However, now they are involved at St. Clare...
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COMING TO AMERICA!

  [caption id="attachment_2570" align="aligncenter" width="369"]Sue preps Purity and Mercy Sue preps Purity and Mercy[/caption]   Two members of St. Clare’s first graduating class will be coming to the U.S. this fall for college.  Thanks to the generosity of Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan,...
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MADAM DOREEN MUSES

Doreen with the girls in class

Doreen with the girls in class
      After visiting St. Clare Centre for Girls, Doreen Poupard experienced both insight and a renewed view of the world.  When asked to describe the girls of St. Clare, Doreen...
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VOLUNTEERS GETTING TOGETHER

[caption id="attachment_2699" align="alignleft" width="300"]Kate Woods, Sister Christa, Mary Ibianski (L to R) Kate Woods, Sister Christa, Mary Ibianski (L to R)[/caption]                     During his most recent visit to the U.S., Father Riwa greeted many of the volunteers who have served the children at St. Clare Centre for Girls. Bud...
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