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“Volunteering with The Nasio Trust is learning about life”

It's my pleasure to share with you my experience and many other things that I have gained from Nasio Trust. We recently went for a medical camp to a certain village.

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Talia’s Story – Life Long Friends
November 2017

The people we met and worked with whilst out in Kenya were some of the most amazing people I think I will ever meet. Most of the volunteers working at Nasio Trust were originally orphans who the trust supported from an early age and they are now only slightly older than we are.

One of the volunteers, Eunice, is 19 and she works incredibly hard, working for the charity and looking after her 16-year-old sister. Every day she wakes up at 4 in the morning, she cooks food for her sister and washes the clothes, and then walks for an hour to get to Nasio. After work, she has another hour-long walk home, she cleans the house, washes the clothes and cooks dinner.

they are the happiest people, always smiling, singing and being incredibly welcoming

These volunteers are not privileged in any way in terms of material goods, yet they are the happiest people, always smiling, singing and being incredibly welcoming. They have taught me to make the most of what I have and even when I feel like I’ve got too much to do or think that life’s not fair, to remember to think of and support the people around me because caring for and contributing to the happiness of others is so rewarding and more satisfying than the temporary ‘buzz’ you might get from material possessions.

However, I’d say the best thing we have all taken away from the trip is the wonderful and unique friendships we have made – despite the cultural differences and language barriers – making a connection with people who live in such a different world to the one we live in.

This story is listed in: Child Stories, Volunteer Stories

"The Nasio Trust has helped me possess what I never had. I pray to God that he may bless our sponsors abundantly for their good heart. I thank The Nasio Trust for their great determination."
Douglas Osore (supported by Nasio)

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Publishing in Africa at the London Book Fair By Katie Isbester

In further support of the Nasio Trust’s Library appeal, Katie Isbester talks about her recent trip to the London Book Fair and a fortuitous discovery!

I didn’t mean to go to the talk. There were some 30,000 people at the London Book Fair and I was supposed to meet at least a few of them. Instead I found myself going to a talk on publishing in Africa because of Nasio Trust. I knew it was trying to build a library, the first of its kind in Western Kenya, and I was rather curious.

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Nasio’s Medical Centre Nominated for an Award

We are pleased to share that Nasio’s GMK Medical Centre was nominated for the award of Primary Care Provider of the Year at the Quality Healthcare Kenyan Awards, 2024.

It was nominated from among 48,000 healthcare providers and was among the top 11 nominees.

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Our 2024 Nasio Newsletter Has Arrived

Hot off the press – you can read our 2024 Nasio Newsletter.

All the latest Nasio news, information and acheivements.

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