PRLog - Feb. 1, 2010 - REDDING, Calif. -- Heroes of the Nation, the largest orphanage in Kenya, is in the planning stages to launch a new campus in Nairobi that will be like none other on earth. The future Heroes Empowerment Campus will be a self-sufficient, leadership training model that will care for 1,000 orphans as well as showcase pioneering ideas in the areas of renewable energy, economic development, free online education, technology distribution,
Andrew Sievright, founder and president of Heroes of the Nation, is pioneering this concept of large-scale self-sufficient campuses. A businessman and entrepreneur, he brings experience and insight into business development that generates revenue for orphanages and benefits local economies.
In addition to an orphanage, the Heroes Empowerment Campus will include a 300 student leadership college, television and radio-broadcasting center, medical center, wild animal park, hotel and business park. The business park will include over thirty small businesses acting as revenue-generating sources that will serve as teaching labs for future entrepreneurs.
This orphanage campus model is revolutionary in its scope. Andrew Sievright developed the model after seeing the crisis of children at risk in Africa as well as the need for a new approach to economic development. “The ever growing number of AIDS orphans demands a new approach to the way that orphanage campuses are structured. " We must find new vehicles for human transformation, establishing technological, environmental and social solutions to influence communities, cities and nations.” Through its self-sustainable model, the Heroes Empowerment Campus can truly be replicated all over the world.
Established in 1999 and based in Redding, California and Nairobi, Kenya, Heroes of the Nation is a registered 501(c)3 organization. For more information, please visit www.htn.org
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About Heroes of the Nation:
Heroes of the Nation, is an organization with a passionate, urgent desire to save orphans the world over and to see them transformed into heroes.
We provide a loving home for children whose parents have died from Aids and are in danger of dying from abandonment.
We believe that these children will change Africa.
Heroes of the Nation was founded in 2002 by Andrew Sievright because of his desire is to raise up heroes from outcast orphans. HTN has works in 5 nations of Africa and a current staff of 45.
Heroes of the Nation orphanage in Nyahururu, Kenya is the largest in the nation, housing and educating over 400 children. Heroes is actively seeking to purchase land in Nairobi, Kenya's capital, to build a new orphanage - school that will house up to 1,500 children.
Our strategy is to create orphanage/school campuses that are self-supporting and self-sustaining through micro-enterprise.