The Arts and Cultural Exchange model was introduced to Chwele community in 2014 by eight volunteers of the Grace Institute of Portland. This program is designed to create a passion for the arts among middle school students while they explore cultural exchange experiences. Art is a dying part of education in Kenya due to lack of funding. In 2013 Camp, the students learned about the arts from Oregon and the experience of Lweis and Clark. In 2014 Camp, the plan is to have the students do research from their elders for stories about the origin of the Bukusu people then write these stories for future generations using their own art illustrations. They will also make Rafiki (Friendship) bracelets. They will also compose songs and poetry in their own vernacular. Their art will be sold to the local community to generate income to support their own programs.