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Teen’s Impression of Kenya

Garbage. It was the first thing a group of Reason 2 Smile volunteers noticed as they walked the crowded dirt roads leading to Jambo Jipya Academy and Children’s Home in Mtwapa, Kenya. They would later describe the scene as “like a city, but unlike any we had ever seen” with “streets literally paved in garbage.” […]

A Librarian’s Reason 2 Smile: A Visit to the Jambo Jipya Academy in Kenya

Back in early 2011, SLJTeen reported on this librarian’s dream to build a library at the Jambo Jipya Academy in Mwtapa, Kenya, with the assistance of the organization Reason2Smile. Reason2Smile Inc. (R2S) is a registered non-profit whose mission is to encourage individuals around the world to be in service to others. This is done by […]

Students find reasons to smile in Kenya

MTWAPA, Kenya – It is hard to put into words all that we have experienced for the past week. Most of what we have come into contact with is completely different, even in this short amount of time. We did not expect the pollution. There is a plethora of trash strewn everywhere. Literally everywhere. It […]