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  • Andrius Kulikauskas
    Sherrie, Hi! Thank you for writing and inspiring us and consoling us. I m working on my taxes and when I finish I will have more ideas! Janet, how are you? I m
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      Sherrie, Hi! Thank you for writing and inspiring us and consoling us.
      I'm working on my taxes and when I finish I will have more ideas!

      Janet, how are you? I'm sure your busy, but I'm just checking in.

      Andrius Kulikauskas, Minciu Sodas, http://www.ms.lt, ms@...

      Sherrie Noble wrote:
      >
      > Hi everyone. There were some connection issues and it looks like I’ve
      > resolved them and am (again) registered here. Dan, hope things are
      > going better for you. Please see below
      >
      > Sherrie Noble
      >
      > Director NGIC
      >
      > *From:* Sherrie Noble
      > *Sent:* Wednesday, September 16, 2009 11:14 AM
      > *To:* 'holistichelping@yahoogroups.com'
      > *Subject:* From a friend RE: [holistichelping] Re: BIG SETBACK
      >
      > HI Dan,
      >
      > I also am sorry to hear of the thievery you and your team at the Suba
      > Youth Resource Centre have experienced. Most of the time I am quiet
      > here but I do follow the work. Hello to everyone else, btw. Dan, have
      > you also called or contacted the media and possibly people with any
      > NGO which might be in the area? Just this morning I have heard much
      > coverage of the new net access capabilities into remote areas,
      > including the new broadband into Kenya
      > (http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/2009/09/000000_connected_africa_livetext_story.shtml
      > ) People are paying attention and the thieves are not going to have
      > the ability to keep robbing education, youth and tech sites for very
      > much longer I imagine.
      >
      > Having done work in a variety of locations I can say that theft is far
      > too common in our world, from city streets to farms to remote
      > locations. My hope is for education, new ideas and yes, reasonable
      > governance to start resolving this, sooner rather than later. Yet,
      > while we are in the struggle to face and solve the injustice and
      > brutality in the world today it is hard to always remember we do have
      > friends in many places. I write from the Boston, Massachusetts area
      > and never stop being amazed at the courage, determination and
      > persistence I find in the people I am fortunate enough to meet here.
      > Dan, if you do not have media contacts perhaps you can find a few
      > people who do. There is always http://www.wired.com here on the internet.
      >
      > May you find the friends you want, the assistance you need and
      > somewhere a smile or three to brighten your day.
      >
      > Sherrie Noble
      >
      > Director NGIC
      >
      > *From:* holistichelping@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:holistichelping@yahoogroups.com] *On Behalf Of *Andrius
      > Kulikauskas
      > *Sent:* Wednesday, September 16, 2009 10:26 AM
      > *To:* learningfromeachother@yahoogroups.com; help group
      > *Subject:* [holistichelping] Re: BIG SETBACK
      >
      > Dan, I'm very sorry to hear your very sad news. You are constantly
      > overcoming challenges and it's very cruel and unfair. This makes your
      > determination all the more valuable. I'm glad that you've called the
      > police. Thank you for including us. Andrius, ms@...
      > <mailto:ms%40ms.lt>, http://www.ms.lt
      >
      > Dan Otedo wrote:
      > >
      > > We are devastated here at the Suba Youth Resource Centre.
      > >
      > > Thieves broke into the centre the previous night and made away with
      > > seven desktop computers and one laptop. This is a BIG setback! The
      > > night before that, someone had the audacity to pull from the ground
      > > and sever off, 20 meters of the armored electric cable which supplies
      > > electricity to the centre! There has been only a few hours of
      > > electricity in Mbita due to the chronic power rationing. We are glad
      > > though that the E-granary remained .May be the thieves thought it was
      > > not as useful as the computers given its size.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > What amazes us is the courage the thieves had, emptying our cupboards
      > > and desks and throwing paper all over .Thievery of such magnitude is
      > > unheard of in Mbita .The police are already investigating the
      > > theft. We will keep everyone posted about what unfolds in the next few
      > > weeks.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > This theft has taken place one day after Paul Okoth; the centre
      > > coordinator went for a 3 week Digital Village Managers training at by
      > > the Kenya ICT Board at Migori TTC http://www.ict.go.ke
      > >
      > <http://www.ict.go.ke/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=68&Itemid=133
      > <http://www.ict.go.ke/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=68&Itemid=133>>.
      >
      > > Paul himself is distraught given since he has been so very dedicated
      > > to the Suba Centre. Paul has been our security man of sorts (using a
      > > sleeping bag every night at the centre. I will be travelling from
      > > Nairobi to Mbita to see what is happening.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Dan Andrew Otedo.*
      > > SYRC/Kenya ICT Trust Fund
      > > P.O Box 18 code 40305.Cell phone :+254720366094.
      > >
      > > //
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- On *Sat, 9/12/09, kayiwa fred /<fdkayiwa@...
      > <mailto:fdkayiwa%40yahoo.com>>/* wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > From: kayiwa fred <fdkayiwa@... <mailto:fdkayiwa%40yahoo.com>>
      > > Subject: [learningfromeachother] Re: Fred: sad times in Kampala
      > > To: learningfromeachother@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:learningfromeachother%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Cc: nafsiafricaacro@... <mailto:nafsiafricaacro%40yahoo.com>
      > > Date: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 4:29 AM
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks Ken for your Concern
      > > am still fine though not working because in the city center every
      > > building is closed
      > > i appreciate any support from you in Italy
      > > i guess right ow we need your prayers and also my little brother
      > > who was Injured and stolen his mattress as he was heading to
      > > boarding school
      > > he needs support of any kind may be if you can mobilize some
      > > support for him he is just 13 yrs and he is still in hospital now
      > >
      > > Act
      > >
      > > --- On *Sat, 9/12/09, Kennedy Owino /<nafsiafricaacro@
      > > yahoo.com>/* wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > From: Kennedy Owino <nafsiafricaacro@ yahoo.com>
      > > Subject: Re: [learningfromeachot her] Fred: sad times in Kampala
      > > To: onereachinganother@ yahoogroups. com, "help group"
      > > <holistichelping@ yahoogroups. com>, learningfromeachoth
      > > er@yahoogroups. com, mendenyo@yahoogroup s.com, "nafsi Afrika
      > > acrobats" <nafsiafrikasaana@ yahoogroups. com>
      > > Date: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 2:25 AM
      > >
      > >
      > > DEar FRed,
      > >
      > > I am well behind the ongoings, i don't watch television much
      > > and quite busy.
      > > Chris informed me yesterday about the sad happenings in Uganda.
      > > I really feel it and reminds me of the unfortunate violence
      > > that rocked Kenya.
      > > We are together with you in Prayers, please be safe.
      > > Let us know how we can help you here in Italy.
      > > The Kenyan community here in Lecce are equally saddened by
      > > what is happening to our brothers and Sisters in Uganda.
      > >
      > > Peace,
      > >
      > > Ken Owino
      > > Nafsi Africa Acrobats
      > > www.nafsiafrica. org
      > > +393407796528
      > >
      > > --- On *Fri, 9/11/09, Andrius Kulikauskas /<ms@...
      > <mailto:ms%40ms.lt>>/* wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > From: Andrius Kulikauskas <ms@... <mailto:ms%40ms.lt>>
      > > Subject: [learningfromeachot her] Fred: sad times in Kampala
      > > To: onereachinganother@ yahoogroups. com, "help group"
      > > <holistichelping@ yahoogroups. com>, "learningfromeachot
      > > her" <learningfromeachoth er@yahoogroups. com>,
      > > mendenyo@yahoogroup s.com
      > > Date: Friday, September 11, 2009, 1:08 AM
      > >
      > >
      > > Fred,
      > >
      > > I'm glad that you are safe. I'm sad for your news. I pray
      > > for you and
      > > all the people of Kampala.
      > >
      > > Please keep us posted how we can help.
      > >
      > > Andrius
      > >
      > > Andrius Kulikauskas
      > > Minciu Sodas
      > > http://www.ms. lt <http://www.ms.lt/>
      > > ms@... <mailto:ms%40ms.lt>
      > >
      > > kayiwa fred wrote:
      > > > http://www.newvisio n.co.ug/ <http://www.newvision.co.ug/>
      > > > http://www.newvisio n.co.ug/ <http://www.newvision.co.ug/>
      > > > if u where in kampala u wont like the stuation
      > > > keep praying for us
      > > >----------- --------- --------- --------- ---
      > > >
      > > > it was yesterday at 2pm when the news sarounded al over the
      > > capital city in uganda that their Kingdom is in wrangle
      > > with the govt
      > > > and now cios started
      > > > several people have been killed,
      > > > there is no stable conditions up to now
      > > > however, the militaly have taken over the city and every
      > > where in
      > > central uganda to cool down the mob justice and stop
      > > people from rooting
      > > things
      > > >
      > > > at least our staffs, properties have been destroyed and
      > > stolen
      > > including the scaner, printer and monitor screen at place
      > > of work
      > > >
      > > > there are also people who died not sure who is who
      > > >
      > > > am safe home in my room
      > > > i look an escape from town center and run home and
      > > everything is
      > > on stand still now
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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