These young students drawn from USA and Canada have been doing a great work to volunteer in East African Countries under the umbrella of Operation Groundswell-an organization in Toronto Canada. These students have been very instrumental in the building and improvement of a community library in Nyalenda Slums, Kisumu-Kenya. They have been working with an NGO called Young County Change Makers(YCCM) which is involved in promoting education and talents among the young children in kisumu City. The Organization: Operation Groundswell as been working with such kind of organizations in Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar. "We are not just giving these children education but also skills that they will need later in life through the afternoon sessions we have with them and am glad to be part of such good work," Said Meg Bearor, Coordinator of the students.
"Young County Change Makers is honored to be working with OG and with such kind of organizations and we would wish to bring on board any other organization interested in working with us to reach us via our website: yccmkenya.org or our Facebook page: Young County Change Makers. Apart from volunteering there are other activities like visiting tourist attraction sites." Said Brian Magwaro, the coordinator YCCM.