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Generosity is the measure of love.

Award winning designer and founder and chairperson of Ukarimu project recently made a trip to kenya where she took school backpacks,toys and clothes to children in Homabay County in Kenya. The school backpacks were collected on the the 27th June 2014 in an event that was organised by Ukarimu Schweiz (Swiss) team. The children of dielsdorf primary school in Switzerland stepped in and took action to help. Many thanks to all the children for their generosity.Many thanks also goes to Monica Fäh and Jennifer Kasser for the support.

Ukarimu is a Swahili word that means Generosity, Kindness, charity,Giving from the bottom of your heart. The project aims to feed poor and orphaned school going children in Homa bay County in Kenya. A warm nutritious meal is provided in participating schools 2 times a week. This enables the children to gain basic education that would allow them to escape from poverty. The pilot project is being conducted at Pedo primary school in Homa bay County for over 200 children.

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Blue

Classic style

Trends come and go whether in looks, clothing, or otherwise, but classic beauty, like anything classic never goes out of style. Many of us have two types of clothes in our closets: the of-the-moment, trendy pieces and the classics. They are equally important, but we tend to place greater value on the latter because, well, they’ll never go out of style.

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Mag Standad Winnie

Featured in Standard Newspaper – Kenya

Kenya: A chat with Winnie Ojanga is one with a motivational speaker, an angelic one. She walks into the venue of the interview, a hotel in Nairobi’s CBD, with elegance that is almost intimidating. But an instant reassuring smile the moment our eyes meet erases all that. Soon, we are in agreement that she and I are just regular Kenyans.

Besides English, Winnie speaks fluent Swahili and Dholuo. Once in a while, she throws in a bit of not-up-to-date sheng, but still passes her message across quite well. This is our first meeting, but it ends up looking more like a chat between old friends.

Winnie appreciates everyone. She sees beauty in everything and everyone. She effortlessly influences one to see things in her perspective. Her unspoken point is: No matter what you already know about people, there is always something good in everyone.

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