Ngungu Secondary School - Kenya
Electricity
TGUP Project: Ngungu Secondary School in Kenya
Lights outside school
TGUP Project: Ngungu Secondary School in Kenya
Lights in lab
The school had electricity installed but only to two rooms. This project provided for power to be connected for the remaining 8 classrooms, staffroom, and security lights in the exterior hallways. This was the final requirement needed prior to TGUP's Science Lab in a Box being installed. Cost: 1000
Pavão Pavãozinho - Brazil
Playground
TGUP Project: Pavão Pavãozinho in Brazil
Construction crew
TGUP Project: Pavão Pavãozinho in Brazil
New playground
Above Rio de Janeiro, more than 1.5 million people (24% of the population of Rio) live in favelas (slums). The residents of Pavãozinho community had nowhere to gather and the children had no place to play. We installed a playground structure surrounded by a garden, a BBQ, and benches. Cost: 3480
Bhawani School - Nepal
Assembly Stage
TGUP Project: Bhawani School in Nepal
Stage being built
TGUP Project: Bhawani School in Nepal
School assembly
TGUP, in partnership with the Little Sisters Fund, helped fund the construction of a 26'x18' stage (468 sq ft). The school had a large open yard but no place for the students or staff to gather. The school has over 1,000 students in grades 1-12 with 40 dedicated teaching staff. Cost: 720
Luz de Cristo - Nicaragua
Classroom Resources
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
New classroom
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
New supplies
This project equipped the new classroom that TGUP just completed for the Luz de Cristo community with a smart TV, speakers, bookshelf, books, and educational games. Cost: 1313
Kiahuko Primary School - Kenya
Water Catchment System
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
Connecting tank
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
Collection system
This is the second of 8 projects to renovate the Kiahuko Primary School. The school has four 5,000-liter water tanks that were not being used because they did not have access to any water. The four tanks were placed on cement slabs and then connected to water sources - both gutters on rooftops as well as city water pipes. Cost: 4004
Kanjuu Secondary School - Kenya
Science Lab Renovation
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
New cabinets
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
Practical lesson
This project provided 3 locking cupboards and 30 shelves for the science lab at Kanjuu Secondary School. Now that the room is prepared, TGUP will install its first ever Science Lab in a Box (SLaB) in Kenya, which will provide all the materials, supplies, and equipment needed to teach Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Cost: 2286
Barahachhetra School - Nepal
Playground
TGUP Project: Barahachhetra School in Nepal
For young students
TGUP Project: Barahachhetra School in Nepal
For older students
Barahachhetra School in Badachaur, Nepal, had 593 students but only old, rusted, and unsafe playground equipment. We installed new slides, swings, and a sand volleyball court. The Nepal Women Community Service Center and the local community contributed 20% of the cost. Cost: 1716
Luz de Cristo - Nicaragua
Playground
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
Without playground
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
New playground
TGUP built a new classroom for the rural community of Luz de Cristo, outside of Tipitapa, Managua. The school did not have any playground or area for the children outside of class. This project installed a playground with three structures: a slide, swings with 4 seats and monkey bars. Cost: 1412
Luz de Cristo - Nicaragua
Solar Power
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
Installing solar panel
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
New classroom
Solar panels were installed on both the existing school building as well as on the new classroom that TGUP just funded. This will allow the students and teachers to see during cloudy days and permit the villagers to use the buildings after school hours for community meetings, adult education, and vocational training. Cost: 719
Mucagara Mixed Day Secondary - Kenya
Latrines
TGUP Project: Mucagara Mixed Day Secondary in Kenya
New latrines
TGUP Project: Mucagara Mixed Day Secondary in Kenya
Happy students
The girls at Mucagara were often late getting back to class as they had to wait in line to use the 2 latrines. They sometimes skipped school altogether, leading to eventual dropout. TGUP built a set of 4 latrines exclusively for the girls and installed a sink with running water. Cost: 6000
Kanjuu Secondary School - Kenya
Classroom
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
Make shift classroom
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
New classroom
TGUP built a new classroom for the Kanjuu Secondary School. The school had 5 classrooms, all in need of repair, for the enrollment of 140 students, and was using outdoor picnic tables for the overflow students. Many students would like to attend but the Ministry of Education limited enrollment due to the crumbling facilities. Cost: 14177
Kanjuu Secondary School - Kenya
Sports Field
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
Volleyball
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
New sports uniforms
Kanjuu Secondary School had no sports facilities. We built netball and volleyball courts and provided sports equipment and uniforms. This is one project of a whole school renovation that will also provide a new kitchen, a classroom, a science lab and electricity for the whole school. Cost: 2723
Kanjuu Water Harvesting - Kenya
Gutters and Tank
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Water Harvesting in Kenya
Gutters installed
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Water Harvesting in Kenya
New water tank
This project added gutters and a 5,000 liter water tank to the classroom that TGUP just finished building at the Kanjuu Secondary School. This is a drought prone area so the school will now be able to capture and save rain water. Cost: 734
Luz de Cristo - Nicaragua
Water System
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
Old manual pump
TGUP Project: Luz de Cristo in Nicaragua
New water tank
The Luz de Cristo community and school's only access to water was from a manually operated water pump connected to a well. This project installed a new 1,000 water tank on an elevated tower operated by a solar pump. The residents will now have easy access to water. Cost: 2638
Mwiyogo Primary School - Kenya
Latrines
TGUP Project: Mwiyogo Primary School in Kenya
Old latrines
TGUP Project: Mwiyogo Primary School in Kenya
New latrine building
We built latrines with 4 stalls and one urinal at Mwiyogo Primary School. There are 12 teachers/staff and 327 students. The old latrines had collapsed, and the Ministry of Health had condemned them as unusable and unsafe. This was an emergency situation as the school was at risk of being shut down due to the lack of latrines. Cost: 6000
Stove and Solar Training - Tanzania
Maasai Women
TGUP Project: Stove and Solar Training in Tanzania
Installing a stove
TGUP Project: Stove and Solar Training in Tanzania
On rooftop
Working with our Tanzanian partner, ten Maasai women were trained to be expert stove installers. In the weeks to follow, 100 homes received the smoke-removing stoves. For most of the women, this is the first paying job they have ever (or will ever) have. Their status within their families and the community is uplifted. Cost: 2557
San Antonio - Nicaragua
Playground
TGUP Project: San Antonio in Nicaragua
New swing set
TGUP Project: San Antonio in Nicaragua
New playground
TGUP, in partnership with Seeds of Learning, built a playground consisting of a swing set with four swings, one slide and climbing bridge (monkey bars). The entire community will benefit from the play area and use it as a place for families to gather. Cost: 1523
San Antonio - Nicaragua
Baking Center
TGUP Project: San Antonio in Nicaragua
Baked goods
TGUP Project: San Antonio in Nicaragua
Baking kiln
TGUP built a community baking center containing a traditional baking kiln on a cement floor, covered by a steel canopy. This will be used by women in the community to bake traditional baked treats, both for their own families as well as to sell. We expect this to be a source of income for women to help support their families. Cost: 2061
Buddha Vision Academy - Nepal
Water Filtration
TGUP Project: Buddha Vision Academy in Nepal
School entrance
TGUP Project: Buddha Vision Academy in Nepal
Filtered water
The Buddha Vision Academy in Dhading has 300 students but had no access to clean drinking water. The students and staff frequently became sick from water borne illnesses. This project installed a new water filtration and storage system to provide clean water for drinking and school use. Cost: 720
Kiahuko Primary School - Kenya
Water Supply Installation
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
Cutting through road
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
Connected to tanks
The Kiahuko Primary School was renovated with 8 different projects. The priority project was to bring in water. The Health authority threatened to close the school unless they brought in water. This project cut through the tarmac of the road to reach the main water source and then layed piping to four 5,000 liter water tanks. Cost: 4903
Aankura English Secondary School - Nepal
Playground
TGUP Project: Aankura English Secondary School in Nepal
Merry-go-round
TGUP Project: Aankura English Secondary School in Nepal
Swings
TGUP helped fund a playground for the 423 students in grades 1-12 at the Aankura English Secondary Boarding School, in Dharamghar. The school had a large open yard but no play equipment at all. The new playground includes slides, swings, seesaw, and a merry-go-round. The school contributed 50% of the cost of the project. Cost: 1500
Kiahuko Primary School - Kenya
Latrines
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
Inside old latrine
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
New latrines
Kiahuko school only had 4 latrines and they were full and close to collapse. This project provided two sets of latrines. One set will be for the use of girls and one for boys, which will also include a urinal. There are 454 students, and 12 staff, but enrollment is expected to increase dramatically in the coming year. Cost: 11868
Kiahuko Primary School - Kenya
Electricity
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
Lights in classroom
TGUP Project: Kiahuko Primary School in Kenya
Happy students!
The Kiahuko Primary School had electricity to only one staffroom. This project installed electricity throughout the entire school. This will allow for instruction even on cloudy days. This was part of a renovation of the entire school including a new classroom, kitchen, water, and latrines. Cost: 2075
Jubilant School - Nepal
Science Lab in a Box
TGUP Project: Jubilant School in Nepal
School
TGUP Project: Jubilant School in Nepal
Practical class
Jubilant High School is located in a busy Kathmandu district. TGUP installed the equipmemnt in the science lab so students can now practice Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, and qualify to move on to university studies. Thank you to First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto, California, for funding this project. Cost: 2500
Kiwanis Family House - USA
Supplies
TGUP Project: Kiwanis Family House in USA
Family House logo
TGUP Project: Kiwanis Family House in USA
UCD Medical team
TGUP funded new mattresses, sheets, and pillows for the Kiwanis Family House (KFH). The goal of KWF is to build a supportive, healing community for families who are impacted by medical emergencies. The KFH is in Sacramento, California, and is available to people whose children are being treated by the UC Davis Medical Center. Cost: 2000
Bhim Ma Vi School - Nepal
Computer Lab
TGUP Project: Bhim Ma Vi School in Nepal
New computers
TGUP Project: Bhim Ma Vi School in Nepal
New smartboard
The Bhim Ma Vi government school has 188 students in grades 1-10 with 15 teaching staff. The students couldn't continue their education due to ack of computer knowledge. This project funded 20 computers, 2 projectors, a smartboard, and a digital attendance system. The school and community contributed 93% of the project cost. Cost: 800
Maasai Villages - Tanzania
Stoves: Phase 1
TGUP Project: Maasai Villages in Tanzania
Chimney on hut
TGUP Project: Maasai Villages in Tanzania
Women install solar
TGUP, with its partner in Tanzania, funded the installation of stoves and solar micro-grids to 16 homes in two different Maasai villages. This project placed vented chimney stoves into each home and installed a solar micro-grid on the rooftop of one home in each boma. The solar systems were put in place by trained Maasai women. Cost: 2400
Global Vision Boarding School - Nepal
Playground
TGUP Project: Global Vision Boarding School in Nepal
Merry-go-round
TGUP Project: Global Vision Boarding School in Nepal
Slide structure
TGUP helped fund the construction and installation of playground equipment for the Global English Boarding School. The school population of 500 students is comprised of a mix of castes including ‘untouchables’. The school and community covered 60% of the cost of the playground. This playground was built in memory of Tom Chapman. Cost: 980
Las Ruinas School - Guatemala
Kitchen
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
Old kitchen
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
New kitchen
The existing kitchen for the Las Ruinas School was so run down that it was too dangerous to use. One of the two public elementary schools in the community, they were in urgent need of a kitchen to prepare food for the 198 students and 14 staff who receive government support providing one meal and one snack daily. Cost: 12054
Bangkukuk - Nicaragua
School Renovation
TGUP Project: Bangkukuk in Nicaragua
Old school building
TGUP Project: Bangkukuk in Nicaragua
Renovated building
The one-room school building for the Bangkukuk community was falling apart: the roof leaked, the windows broken, and there were holes in the rotted wood flooring. This is the only school in the area and is only by accessible boat. TGUP completely renovated the school building and put up a new fence to keep the livestock out. Cost: 2960
Las Ruinas School - Guatemala
Kitchen Equipment
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
Inside new kitchen
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
First school meal
TGUP built an entire new kitchen building to serve the Las Ruinas school. The old kitchen had fallen apart and was unsanitary, unsafe, and unusable. This add-on project provided the equipment needed for the new kitchen, including an industrial stove, refrigerator, water purifier and dispenser, pots/pans, microwave, etc. Cost: 2776
Miguel Angel Ortez Elementary School - Nicaragua
Computer Lab
TGUP Project: Miguel Angel Ortez Elementary School in Nicaragua
Equipment arriving
TGUP Project: Miguel Angel Ortez Elementary School in Nicaragua
New equipment
This project provided 15 used computers and 8 backup batteries for the computer lab. Besides allowing the 500+ students to be trained in computing, the lab will be a valuable resource for teachers to document their lessons plans and for students to use for job searches. TGUP's NGO partner is matching funds for this project. Cost: 2332
Four New Sewing Centers - Nepal
Vocation
TGUP Project: Four New Sewing Centers in Nepal
Buying new machines
TGUP Project: Four New Sewing Centers in Nepal
In new center
The original TGUP sewing center that was opened in Dang, Nepal, has done so well that four new centers have been opened. This project funded 8 sewing machines and 4 sergers (overlock) machines. The new centers will train more than 200 women as seamstresses over the coming few months, giving them a life-long skill and employment. Cost: 2200
Meru Water Harvesting - Kenya
Water Tanks
TGUP Project: Meru Water Harvesting in Kenya
New water tank
TGUP Project: Meru Water Harvesting in Kenya
Mother & child with tank
Nine 3,000-liter water tanks were funded for the Meru community. For every 3rd tank, the community contributes 1 tank so a total of 12 tanks were installed. Each water tank attaches to a roof catchment system. The community often has erratic and unpredictable rainfall so these tanks will allow for a steady supply of water. Cost: 2700
Maasai - Tanzania
Stoves: Phase 2
TGUP Project: Maasai in Tanzania
Clean burning stove
TGUP Project: Maasai in Tanzania
Homes with chimneys
TGUP, in partnership with ICSEE, funded the installation of 100 stoves in homes in 12 different Maasai villages. Ten Maasai women were trained as expert installers. The vented chimney stoves prevent smoke inhalation and illness. 25 children per thousand die before the age of five of lung related ailments from inhaling smoke. Cost: 6900
Maasai - Tanzania
Solar Microgrids
TGUP Project: Maasai in Tanzania
Installing microgrid
TGUP Project: Maasai in Tanzania
Inside lit up
This is 1 of 3 projects to support the Maasai in Tanzania. Funded separately, 10 Maasai women were trained to install clean burning stoves and solar microgrids. These microgrids provide electricity in the huts where the Maasai live. This allows for activities inside the huts after dark and protects livestock from predators. Cost: 1800
Children's Clothing - USA
Recreational Vehicles
TGUP Project: Children's Clothing in USA
Donated clothing
TGUP Project: Children's Clothing in USA
RVs with children
Fourteen large sacks of clothes were donated to TGUP with the request that they be given to children in need. One of TGUP's partners works with families who live in Recreational Vehicles (RVs) as they cannot afford the high cost of renting. KSP has volunteers, some who live in RVs, who knew which children were most in need. Cost: 0
Emergency Food Relief - Kenya
Health
TGUP Project: Emergency Food Relief in Kenya
Food supplies
TGUP Project: Emergency Food Relief in Kenya
Recipient families
The Tigania County in Kenya are experiencing a drought for the past two years. Most families are peasant farmers who depend on rain to feed their plots. No crops have been harvested at all the past 2 seasons, leaving many families going to bed hungry. TGUP funded $2,000 for maize, beans, rice, and cooking oil for 100 families. Cost: 2000
Ngungu Science Lab - Kenya
Water Line
TGUP Project: Ngungu Science Lab in Kenya
Installing water pipes
TGUP Project: Ngungu Science Lab in Kenya
New sinks
This project added a water line into the science lab at the Ngungu Secondary School. The building has gutters that drain rainwater into a 5,000-liter storage tank. This water can now be piped directly into the room so that experiments can be conducted in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Cost: 700
Soccer Uniforms - Ivory Coast
Girls' Camp
TGUP Project: Soccer Uniforms in Ivory Coast
Karat School
TGUP Project: Soccer Uniforms in Ivory Coast
New soccer shirts
KSP works with boys and girls at the Karat School to give both boys and girls equal access to education. All the children at the school receive two meals a day. KSP sees this soccer camp as a great opportunity to empower the girls in the area, and to teach the many life skills that participating in a sport offers. Cost: 0
Sewing Center - Tanzania
Training and Setup
TGUP Project: Sewing Center in Tanzania
Training seamstresses
TGUP Project: Sewing Center in Tanzania
Sewing graduates
We set up a sewing center in Loibor-Siret to make our Save a Girl kits of washable, reusable sanitary supplies. We provided proprietary patterns, a kit assembly manual, and educational training materials. 2 representatives of our Kenyan partner travelled to Loibor-Siret to train the seamstresses and management team. Cost: 1700
Narayani Public School - Nepal
Science Lab in a Box
TGUP Project: Narayani Public School in Nepal
Practical lesson
TGUP Project: Narayani Public School in Nepal
Buying supplies
We equipped the science lab at Narayani School so the over 1,600 students can learn practical science. The national science curriculum is taught to all students in grades 9-12 but they could not compete to go on to higher education because they did not have a properly equipped lab. Now they do. Cost: 2040
Save a Girl - USA
Home First
TGUP Project: Save a Girl in USA
Home First employee
TGUP Project: Save a Girl in USA
Home First
50 of TGUP’s Save a Girl kits were donated to Home First in San Jose, California. They are the leading provider of housing services; prevention, outreach, shelter, interim, and permanent housing programming for individuals who are unhoused in the Bay Area. These 50 kits were given to women who are being housed by Home First. Cost: 300
Sankhadevi School - Nepal
Playground
TGUP Project: Sankhadevi School in Nepal
No play equipment
TGUP Project: Sankhadevi School in Nepal
New swings
Sankhadevi School was established on 1965 and has 546 students supported by 26 staff members. The school had a large area used for assembly and play but didn't have any playground equipment. This project installed 2 slides, a swing with 4 seats, 2 seesaws, and a trampoline. The school and community covered 50% of the total cost. Cost: 1260
Nyeri Sewing Center - Kenya
Enhancements
TGUP Project: Nyeri Sewing Center in Kenya
New machine
TGUP Project: Nyeri Sewing Center in Kenya
Training seamstress
One week of advanced training was given to the seamstresses that have been making our Save a Girl kits at the sewing center in Nyeri. They were taught how to make school uniforms, security guard uniforms, PE clothes, dresses, and other items of clothing to sell. We also funded a zigzag machine that can make button holes. Cost: 1380
Las Ruinas School - Guatemala
Computer Lab
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
New computer lab
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
Learning computing
We equipped a computer lab and multimedia room with 10 computers, a multifunctional printer, a multimedia projector, 10 UPS backup batteries, tables and chairs. The previous lack of computers and Internet hampered the teachers' ability to create lesson plans, and the preparedness of the students to enter the work force. Cost: 2438
La Mestiza - Guatemala
Desks
TGUP Project: La Mestiza in Guatemala
Classroom
TGUP Project: La Mestiza in Guatemala
New desks in use
The remote community of La Mestiza has a population of 300 inhabitants that live by farming. It is a marginalized community that lacks basic services including water, electricity, and healthcare. The school has 50 students in Pre-K to 6th grade, and 2 teachers in a one room school that desperately needed desks. Cost: 1565
Ngungu Primary School - Kenya
Furniture
TGUP Project: Ngungu Primary School in Kenya
Crowded classroom
TGUP Project: Ngungu Primary School in Kenya
New benches
The Ngungu Primary School has 330 students and 16 teachers/staff. Often, the students had to share chairs, benches, and desks because there were not enough for the number of students. This project provided 20 chairs for teachers and staff, 8 large tables, and 16 six-foot benches. Cost: 2012
Ngungu Secondary School - Kenya
Science Lab Build Out
TGUP Project: Ngungu Secondary School in Kenya
Refurbished lab
TGUP Project: Ngungu Secondary School in Kenya
New cabinets
The Ngungu Secondary School has 140 students but they could not continue on to compete at a university level because they did not have a functioning science lab. It was in dire need of both a physical upgrade as well as materials and equipment. This project upgraded the lab in preparation for TGUP's Science Lab in a Box (SLaB). Cost: 4236
Las Ruinas School - Guatemala
Playground
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
Old playground
TGUP Project: Las Ruinas School in Guatemala
New equipment
This project funded locally made playground equipment for the Las Ruinas School. TGUP recently also built a kitchen for this same school. The playground included three structures: a slide, a swing set with 4 swings, and a set of monkey bars. The community donation brought down TGUP's cost down to $1,946 Cost: 1946
Shree Ratri Primary School - Nepal
Classroom
TGUP Project: Shree Ratri Primary School in Nepal
New room under way
TGUP Project: Shree Ratri Primary School in Nepal
School admin
TGUP, in partnership with the Nepal Women’s Community Service Center (NWCSC), added a 17’ x 18’ extension to an existing building to serve as a classroom. The addition was made with brick walls, a cement floor, and flat plaster roof. The new classroom has 4 windows and one door and hosts the younger children. Cost: 6521
School for Blind Girls - India
Braille System
TGUP Project: School for Blind Girls in India
Learning braille
TGUP Project: School for Blind Girls in India
Computer system
This project funded a computer Braille system for the Jagriti School for Blind Girls in Pune, India. This a residential school for visually impaired girls with 100 girls pursuing education from 1st to 12th grades. Up to the 4th grade, the girls learn in Marathi Braille, which is the language of the state of Maharashtra. Cost: 2400
Soccer Uniforms - Ghana
Summer Camps
TGUP Project: Soccer Uniforms in Ghana
Boys soccer team
TGUP Project: Soccer Uniforms in Ghana
New uniforms
The American Youth Soccer Organization of San Mateo, California offered uniforms (shorts, shirts, socks shin pads, kit bags, and cleats) for students, plus shirts for coaches and referees. They also donated balls, cones, and rope ladders. Everything was unused due to the pandemic. These were all donated through our NGO partner. Cost: 0
Ngungu Science Lab - Kenya
Gas Installation
TGUP Project: Ngungu Science Lab in Kenya
Installing gas line
TGUP Project: Ngungu Science Lab in Kenya
Gas outlet
The science lab at the Ngungu Secondary School was recently renovated in preparation for TGUP's SLaB (Science Lab in a Box). This project installed a gas line directly into the science lab where each bench had its own gas access.Gas is often required in experiments so previously, the students were using disposable propane tanks. Cost: 1475
Kanjuu Secondary School - Kenya
Electricity
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
Lights in classroom
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
Light on exterior
This is the second of four components to support the Kanjuu Secondary School. The school had electricity to a few rooms but the wiring was old, frayed and dangerous. This project installed electricity throughout the entire school. This is the second of four projects to renovate the school. Cost: 1814
Mahendra Bhawan School - Nepal
Water Filtration
TGUP Project: Mahendra Bhawan School in Nepal
School entrance
TGUP Project: Mahendra Bhawan School in Nepal
Fitting new pipes
This project installed a new water filtration system for the Mahendra Bhawan Secondary Boarding School in the Kathmandu Valley. The school has 250 students, and 36 staff members. The current water system was so old that the water was unsafe and causing illness. Cost: 960
Ngungu Secondary School - Kenya
Science Lab in a Box
TGUP Project: Ngungu Secondary School in Kenya
New materials
TGUP Project: Ngungu Secondary School in Kenya
Doing practicals
Ngungu has 142 students who will now benefit from the SLaB which will allow them to continue to university studies. The school and community contributed 35% of the total cost of the project. This provided all the equipment, materials, and supplies needed for the school to teach practical Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. Cost: 2500
Kanjuu Secondary School - Kenya
Science Lab in a Box
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
New equipment
TGUP Project: Kanjuu Secondary School in Kenya
Students and teachers
After renovated the science room at the Kanjuu Mixed Day Secondary School, a Science Lab in a Box was installed so that the 140 students can now practice experiments in Biology, Science, and Physics. This allows them to be more competitive in applying for university studies, which they otherwise would not qualify for. Cost: 2500
Mobile Health Clinic - Tanzania
Medical Supplies
TGUP Project: Mobile Health Clinic in Tanzania
Medical supplies
TGUP Project: Mobile Health Clinic in Tanzania
Medics with children
Thanks to MedShare, a 501c3 aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people by directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment, TGUP was able to acquire a large inventory of supplies at no cost that will be sent to Tanzania. TGUP's partner used the supplies in their mobile medical clinic. Cost: 400
Maasai - Tanzania
Clean Water System
TGUP Project: Maasai in Tanzania
Clean water
TGUP Project: Maasai in Tanzania
New water tanks
This project installed two 5,000-liter water tanks, one solar powered pump, a filtration system and three water faucets to provide clean, potable water for 100 Maasai families. The total cost of the project is $5,373. The system saves the women from many hours of walking to a distant river to collect water. Cost: 3600
Amar Jyoti School - Nepal
Clean Drinking Water
TGUP Project: Amar Jyoti School in Nepal
School assembly
TGUP Project: Amar Jyoti School in Nepal
New filtration and tank
Shree Amar Jyoti Boarding School is located near the border with India. There are 409 students in grades Pre-K to 12 and the water quality was so poor that students and staff members could not drink it without becoming ill. We drilled a 150 foot borehole and installed filters and a storage tank to provide clean, potable water. Cost: 1560
Drought Tolerant Seeds - Kenya
Small Farmers
TGUP Project: Drought Tolerant Seeds in Kenya
Happy seed recipient
TGUP Project: Drought Tolerant Seeds in Kenya
Last good harvest
The people in Meru county have harvested little in the last 3 planting seasions, and in the last season there was a total crop failure. Most people in this area depend purely on rain fed agriculture so a drought = no food or money. This project funded drought tolerant seeds in advance of the rainy season starting in November. Cost: 1200
Ngungu Science Lab - Kenya
Stools
TGUP Project: Ngungu Science Lab in Kenya
Students in lab
TGUP Project: Ngungu Science Lab in Kenya
Stools being delivered
The newly renovated science lab at the Ngungu Secondary School has the equipment and supplies needed to conduct Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The students did not have any place to sit and had to stand during lectures and experiments so this project built 50 heavy-duty metal stools that will fit under the benches in the lab. Cost: 2050
Srijana School - Nepal
Science Lab in a Box
TGUP Project: Srijana School in Nepal
School building
TGUP Project: Srijana School in Nepal
Working in lab
Srijana School has 1508 students in grades 1-12 but he lab did not have the necessary materials or equipment to teach the required experiments in the 3 sciences, so the students could not compete for university entrance. We supplied the lab with everything needed for the students to be well prepared to continue their education. Cost: 2148
Food for Kenyan students - Kenya
Maize and Beans
TGUP Project: Food for Kenyan students in Kenya
Lined up for food
TGUP Project: Food for Kenyan students in Kenya
Kitchen
Kenya is in the midst of a prolonged and crippling drought and almost 1 in 3 children are suffering from acute malnutrition. This project funded food for 5,000 children (every 50 cents donated will feed a child one midday meal of githeri, which is a mixture of maize and beans). The meals were provided at school. Cost: 2500
Save a Girl 2022: Muranga County - Kenya
Save a Girl Muranga 22
TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022: Muranga County in Kenya
Recipient girls
TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022: Muranga County in Kenya
School entrance
On June 25, 2022, 291 girls at the Gaitheri Secondary School in the county of Muranga, received Save a Girl kits, free of charge. These kits give the girls the supplies they need so they don't drop out of school. The girls also received education on the use of the kits, self-defense, and menstrual health. Cost: 1746
New Building Construction - Tanzania
Sewing Center
TGUP Project: New Building Construction in Tanzania
New building
TGUP Project: New Building Construction in Tanzania
New center
Working with Humanity for Children and the local Women's Work Collective, TGUP funded the construction of a new 30'x30' building to house the Save a Girl sewing center that will make and distribute our washable, reusable sanitary kits to girls in Tanzania. The new building also has three storefronts for women-led businesses. Cost: 12980
Save a Girl 2022 - Nepal - Nepal
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TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022 - Nepal in Nepal
Mahendra Secondary
TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022 - Nepal in Nepal
Sudha Secondary
TGUP's main sewing center in Dang, distributed 1,000 kits free of charge to deserving girls at three different schools: Mahandra Secondary School in Banlachuli, the Sudha Secondary School in Banlachuli, and Jhinghni Secondary School. The center started with 3 machines and now has 19 machines with over 60 trained seamstresses. Cost: 6000
Save a Girl 2022 - Tanzania - Tanzania
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TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022 - Tanzania in Tanzania
Loibor-Siret HS
TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022 - Tanzania in Tanzania
Manyara Bomas
Working with TGUP's new Tanzanian partner, Humanity for Children, 500 kits were distributed in 9 different locations, mostly to schools, but some to Maasai women in need. Education on the care and use of the kits as well as female biology and self-defense was included with each distribution. Cost: 3000
Save a Girl 2022: Kirinyaga County - Kenya
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TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022: Kirinyaga County in Kenya
Kiamwathi Primary
TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022: Kirinyaga County in Kenya
Mucagara Secondary
In 2022, TGUP's sewing center in Nyeri, Kenya, produced and distributed over 13,000 Save a Girl kits. In Kirinyaga county, 1,928 kits were donated to girls at 9 different Primary and Secondary Schools. These girls now have the supplies they need to stay in school and the education they needed to understand Mentrual Health. Cost: 11568
Save a Girl 2022: Nyeri County - Kenya
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TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022: Nyeri County in Kenya
Riamukurwe Primary
TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022: Nyeri County in Kenya
Hospital workers
TGUP's sewing center in Nyeri, Kenya, produced and distributed 10,872 Save a Girl kits in Nyeri county. The kits were donated to girls and women in need, at 37 different Primary and Secondary Schools, Churches, Women's groups, a Women's prison, and local hospitals. Education was also provided at every distribution. Cost: 65232
Save a Girl 2022 - Kenya
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TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022 in Kenya
Nanyuki Primary
TGUP Project: Save a Girl 2022 in Kenya
Ndiriti Primary
In 2022, TGUP's produced and distributed 3,238 Save a Girl kits in Laikipia County, in Central Kenya. The kits were donated to girls at 6 different Primary Schools, one Secondary School, and one community center. The girls were all given education on the use and care of the kits, menstrual health, and self-defense. Cost: 19428
2022 Beehives - Kenya
Agriculture
TGUP Project: 2022 Beehives in Kenya
Hive at school
TGUP Project: 2022 Beehives in Kenya
Harvesting honey
In 2022, 16 beehives were installed throughout Central Kenya. Honey is harvested to support the maintenance of the hives as well as school operations and family farming. Previously installed hives have resulted in a 3-5x increase in farm production. These hives benefit crops of coffee, maize, vegetables, nuts, and fruit trees. Cost: 1440

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