Covid-19 results in drastically reduced incomes of slum families depending on day-laborer and other informal jobs. For many no money for food. Also, the teachers in the community-based schools receive no salaries. This necessitates expending the feeding programs in the schools, we collaborate with, to include as much as possible the families of the children, […]
Starkid School and Rescue Center is the school and orphanage, with which Watu Kwa Watu is collaborating particularly closely, assisting it in a variety of ways. Also, among children and youth supported by sponsors through Watu Ka Watu, Starkid students, and graduates, represent the largest group. They have been, and are, supported by friends of […]
Austine, for the costs of whose studies we have appealed in the post of early 2017 on this website, has finished, with excellent results, his studies at the Kenya Wildlife Services Training College in Naivasha, Kenya, receiving a diploma in Aquatic Biology and Fisheries. His studies were founded by the German friends of Watu Kwa […]
The Deputy Chair of Watu Kwa Watu, through her teaching job in the German School, has initiated a collaboration between Starkid School and Rescue Centre in Nairobi. This collaboration has been described in the earlier news on this website over the years. German School continues to facilitate access of Starkid students to the German School […]
New School University team from New York City has visited Starkid School and Rescue Centre in Githogoro Slum in Nairobi on 11 and 12 April in preparation to the joint Workshop with the Starkid teachers. The team has visited the facilities, interacted with teachers and students, provided assistance in starting to digitize the financial management […]
In early January 2018 Watu Kwa Watu has received to following message from the Headteacher of Starkid School and Rescue Centre (some information, including family name, have been changed for privacy protection): “Dear Tomasz, Greetings! I would like to draw your attention to this woman and her children. Syoka family comes from Kitui County here […]
In January 2018 Veronicah, from a low income family in Kakamega has entered the Thika College of Madical and Health Studies with funding of Watu Kwa Watu friends in Kenya, Watu trustees and the ACH.
Watu Kwa Watu has been supporting the Otieno family for several years. This very poor family has 5 very severely disabled children, now mostly young adults, who require continuous care. In the past years Polish friends of Watu Kwa Watu have funded running water connection and latrine construction. In 2016 they paid for cementing the […]
Watu Kwa Watu has been mobilizing support for Gadaphy’s schooling since he finished his Primary School in Mbita. Gadaphy is a complete orphan, living with his disabled uncle (victim of polio), who works as a cobbler in Mbita. Gunver, from Fredensborg in Denmark, has paid for Gadaphy’s 4 years in Mbita High school. Anne from […]
Beatriz, one of the 3 Onyango sisters (name changed) has wanted, after finishing primary, to become hairdresser/beautician. She is now, since January 2017, in Hairdressing training, that is funded by the friends of Watu Kwa Watu in Poland.