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Tom Mboya Foundation
P. O Box 10818
The Tom Mboya Foundation (hereinafter referred to as 'the Foundation') was set up in 1969 to, amongst other things, build a Mausoleum for the Late Thomas Joseph Mboya and assist the community and family to come to terms with his assassination and complete various initiates he had undertaken
Today the Foundation is being launched to engage Kenyans and the South Nyanza community at large in projects that further the goals and aspirations of the late TJ Mboya.
At this time, the Family of the late Thomas Joseph Mboya, through Tom Mboya Memorial Fund wishes to thank the Government of Kenya and in particular, the office of the Vice President and Kenya National Museums for recognizing and identifying the Tom Mboya Mausoleum as a National Monument. We further recognized and appreciate budgetary allocations by the Government for the upgrade and maintenance of the mausoleum since the gazette notice.
The Foundations aims to engage consultants to look into the following areas and subsequently source funding to initiate coordinate and complete proposed community projects including:
• Scholarships for needy Kenyan children to universities and colleges in the United States of America.
• Ways and means of assisting community based health centres in Kenya.
• Improving the lives of Kenyans suffering from Sickle Cell Anaemia and research into better medication.
• Assisting local communities to come to terms with HIV/AIDS and its consequences, including taking care of widows and orphans and re-integrating them into the community.
• Focusing on economic empowerment through the restructuring and enhancing of the tourism and fishing sectors in the community, both of which have tremendous potential.
• Ways and means of addressing the poor infrastructure in South Nyanza.
Ways and means of assisting Tom Mboya health centre.
• Ways and means of assisting Tom Mboya Secondary School and Kamasengere Primary School (Both started with the assistance of Tom Mboya).
Assisting the South Nyanza community to come to terms with HIV/AIDS and its consequences, including taking care of widows and orphans and re-integrating them into the community (prevalence rate in Suba district 47% highest in Kenya).
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