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.
David has finished his Primary in 2014, but could not study further due to lack of any funding. His elderly parents are unable to work and earn any money. His elder brother, a poor fisherman, suffering from incurable health problems, is the only supporter of the family. David’s dream was to learn some skills which […]
The Otieno family, with five severely disabled children (now in fact young adults), has also two younger children, without disabilities. Debox, the younger of the two, is due to finish his Primary in 2017. His schooling has been supported by friends of Watu Kwa Watu in Poland. Austine, the elder one, has just finished high […]
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 […]
Supported by ACH (African Children Haven) from Galveston, USA, Isabel, one of the 3 Onyango (name changed) half-orphans has started Form 2 of the High school.
Monica, introduced to Watu Kwa Watu by the local Chief in Mbita, suddenly lost both parents a year ago. This forced her to interrupt her high school education. Now, from January 2017, she is back in the high school thanks to the support from ACH. After the high school she wants to study to become […]
After four years of studies, Nelson, received his Diploma in Construction Engineering at Eldoret Polytechnic. His High school education at Mbita High was funded by Birthe from Denmark. His Diploma studies were paid mainly by Watu Kwa Watu Trustees together with Watu friends in Germany, Spain and Switzerland. Isabel and Ines were the main supporters. […]
Olivia at the gate of her new school After having graduated in 2016 from the primary, Olivia is now in a high school. She is one of the three half-orphans of the Onyango family (name changed). Her main sponsor is Kathryn from Boston, USA. She also receives additional support from a group of friends of […]
Now, in January 2017 the twins, Margareth and Francis, are in the Grade 1. Their sponsors, Kristin and Mats have visited them in September 2016 and in January 2017 Kristin’s daughter Hanna, visiting from Sweden, has also brought second-hand children clothing for the orphans in the Starkid Rescue Centre.
The money to buy the initial stock of food and other basic necessities being sold by the shop has been provided, via Watu Kwa Watu, by Lucinda from New York City, Hilary from Ireland and Kristin with Mats from Sweden. The kiosk is the main source of income for Caroline, a widow, and her 3 […]