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Tenim 20 NENS VULNERABLES esperant a ser inclosos en el programa. Volem pagar les despeses escolars: matricula, uniforme, sabates i altres necessitats. 

Volem construir un CENTRE SOCIAL per a la gent gran, per a que puguin tenir un espai on reunirse i per a tallers de manufactura. 

Volem ajudar a l'escola Nyang'inja a contractar més MESTRES per a una educacio de qualitat. 

Volem ajudar l'escola a tenir suficients AULES i a millorar les existents.                                         AJUDA'NS A AJUDAR-LOS

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Som una famíla de Kènia, Sr John Muga (President) i Elisa Salvadó, que des de 2015 vivim a St Pere de Ribes (Barcelona). El 2016 vam decidir, juntament amb amics amb els que compartim els valors de la solidaritat, fundar una associació sense ànim de lucre amb l'objectiu de ajudar els més vulnerables del nostre poble natal de Kènia, Katuk (Kisumu).

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L'Associació DIGNITY.CAT és una associació sense ànim de lucre, registrada a Sant Pere de Ribes (Barcelona). Treballa amb les entitats socials municipals, l'ajuntament de Sant Pere de Ribes i la seva filial local, Dignity Katuk CBO a Katuk, un àrea rural de l'Oest de Kènia, on es desenvolupen els programes. 

El nostre objectiu és ajudar els nens òrfans i altres en situació de vulnerabilitat, així com a la gent gran que viu en situacio de pobresa a Katuk. 

Why Katuk and what is the problem: Katuk is a small beautiful fishing village on the shores of Victoria Lake, this part of Kenya is one of the regions that are rated poorest

Lake Victoria:  The lake that used to be the source of life, food and general economic wellbeing has run out of fish due to obvious reason of overfishing, the water hyacinth menace and general contamination of the lake due to discharge of raw waste from cities and industries.

Hunger and poverty: This region experience the least rainfall, around the year and if some rain come, they are usually short and irregular therefore the region has an unfavourable climatic condition that do not support minimum harvest that could ensure food sustainability.

Unemployment; The older age of Katuk never had education, as they were happy being fishermen, therefore they never do any pensionable jobs.

HIV and AIDS: With the arrival of the HIV AIDs epidemic in Africa and Kenya in the last decades, this region has been affected grossly due to the underlying negative lifestyle and cultural dynamic and believes.

The Situation Now: Now in Katuk exists a generation gap that has been created by the HIV and AIDs epidemic in the last decades. Subsequently the situation has left behind a big number of orphan children who fell back into the care of their grandparents. The situation has further reduced the economic capacity of a community that is already affected by poor water supply, tropical diseases, food insecurity, cultural challenges, poverty and climate change impact.

Why Katuk and not in another place: It is our village, we know it well, it is true that there are many places in the same situation as Katuk but we decided to start from home. We want to do something. Dignity wants to do something here.

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