Tagged with Charity

Rwandan Frank Bayingana continues education and nurtures entrepreneurial dreams with KCF support

August 07, 2013

Frank Bayingana made his first trip to the U.S. this summer through the Kittelson Charitable Foundation (KCF). His roughly three-week stay was filled with new experiences. It marked his first time on an airplane, he visited a handful of museums, he tried his first pepperoni pizza (he’s a fan), and he visited the Oregon State University and University of California at Berkeley campuses. Outgoing and quick to smile, Frank said he looks forward to the possibility of going to college in the United States and fulfilling his dream of becoming an entrepreneur.

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Rwandan university students aim to leverage education to better their homeland

October 08, 2012

Ephrem Rukundo and Ivan Mutabazi share a common goal: they both want to further their education. In their native Rwanda, where many youngsters must work to help support their families, that is often an unattainable dream. Both have navigated their educational journeys with assistance from the Kittelson Charitable Foundation (KCF). Established in 2007, KCF contributes money, computer equipment, and school supplies to underprivileged youth in Rwanda.

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Computers 4 Kids Uses Donations to Improve Education

September 24, 2012

Computers 4 Kids (C4K) Foundation is an international, non-profit organisation—part of Rotary International—that refurbishes government and corporate computers for distribution to disadvantaged and underprivileged children. The majority of their computers are bequeathed to young students who may be experiencing social and/or financial disadvantage, physical impairment, or disability. C4K also distributes computers to students in geographically disadvantaged communities in remote areas of Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands.

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Reaching Beyond Transportation: Shifting Gears to Charitable Involvement

September 09, 2009

“Living your values” is the number one motivator of corporate citizenship, a 2003 report by the Hitachi Foundation and Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship found.

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