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Have you ever thought you could help build a school in Africa?

On April 25th, 2020 I have  committed to the challenge of cycling 34 miles to support KCVS, a Primary School in the village of Kumi, Uganda. Born from the dreams of a visionary young man named Silver Omakenyi, this amazing school was realized through a partnership with Chinese Community United Methodist Church (CCUMC) of Oakland. The school opened in 2014, and seven classrooms now serve over 150 students, many of them orphans who would otherwise not have access to a quality education. The villagers are mainly subsistence farmers trying to live on $1-2/day.

I am excited that this year's goal of $40,000 will fund the construction of a Preschool Wing on the school compound. As a former preschool teacher, I can avow to the effectiveness of early childhood education. I’m hoping you will want to join me in this effort. Any amount you donate goes a long way to helping the school realize its goals. Learn more at the website: www.ycvm.org. I hope you will consider supporting the Kumi Benefit Hike/Ride and making a difference for the children of Kumi!

As an added incentive, all donations received by event day will be matched dollar-for-dollar!

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Chinese Community United Methodist Church is a 501 (c) (3) EIN: 94-1689507 nonprofit organization

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