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Family and Friends Lifting a Kenyan Village Out of Poverty

"Family and Friends Lifting a Kenyan village Out of Poverty--A Promising New Model for Development"

Dr. Cheryl Crippen and Benjamin Odipo will share their experiences in a small community of friends helping to improve education, healthcare, microenterprise, and access to clean water in the village of Yimbo, Kenya.

By collaborating effectively with village elders through an expatriate, they have been able to make a big difference with very modest resources.

Dr. Cheryl Crippen is Project Director of the UCI Women and Children's Health and Well-Being Study. Benjamin Odipo was born in Yimbo and is now Chief Technology Officer at Corona-Norco Unified School District.

Date: July 17, 2011
Speakers: Dr. Cheryl Crippen and Benjamin Odipo


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