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A Healthy Alternative to Street Life: The Tumaini Children’s Center of Eldoret, Kenya with Tim Mercer & Lonnie Embleton

October 11, 2010

Tuesday October 13th


Public Health Coalition LUNCH

11:30 -12:30 Pierson Blair Room

(in through library)


Photo Exhibit

12:30-2:30 CommonsRotunda


Presentation and Q&A

7:00pm LC 317


Tim Mercer is a graduate from Yale’s School of Public Health and co-

founded the Tumaini Children’s Center for street children in Eldoret, Kenya.

Lonnie Embleton is a MPH student at the University of Toronto and

developed the substance abuse rehabilitation program at the center.

The Tumaini Children’s Center is a comprehensive delivery and access

center for street children, providing the kids with a place to rest, receive health

screenings, wound care, informal education, and vocational training.

One Comment leave one →
  1. benson tathi permalink
    January 25, 2011 9:29 am

    you guys are really doing something great,i am a third student at kenyatta university majoring in zoological sciences(immunology) and would wish to join in may till august for an attachment program.please contact me back via email or 0718972584.

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