Overseers Education Centre in Kangemi slum has finally proper flushing toilets. They were built, in a large portion, through the community effort, and were finally completed with the Watu Kwa Watu support mobilised mainly from US, and also from Poland.
Starkid School and Rescue Centre has received, in March 2018 from Fundi Kipusa Foundation, via Watu Kwa Watu, a pilot set of vertical urban farming equipment. This innovative farming method has a potential of reducing cost of vegetables for Starkid feeding program for its students.
In 2017 and early 2018 Watu kwa Watu has, for the first time, collaborated with volunteers professionals. The volunteers were 4 women architects, all associated with the UN-HABITAT: one from Surinam/Netherlands, one from Brasil and two from Spain. They were assisting by making preliminary architectural designs for improving and rebuilding Starkid School and Rescue Centre […]
When in November 2017 the cement slab over the Starkid latrines has colapsed, it became a real hygiene emergency for 170 pupils of Starkid School, and even worse for 70 among them who are borders at the Rescue Centre (orphanage). Emergency funding came mainly from Watu Kwa Watu friends in Poland – from a group […]
ACH (African Children Haven) has provided the funding
Thanks to the funding from ACH (African Children Haven) and from Rotary Club of Galveston, Texas, USA Starkid has started a regular IT training. Watu Kwa Watu has arranged that support, is monitoring the progress. Expert from the CIC (Catholic Interntional Community, Nairobi) provides occasional technical assistance. Photos show a High school computer classes.
A pilot stage of a new feeding program has started on 4 May at the Overseers’ Education Centre in Kangemi slum in Nairobi. It is fully funded by the ACH (African Children Haven) of Galveston, Texas, USA, has been arranged and is being managed and monitored by Watu Kwa Watu Charitable Trust in collaboration with […]
The Overseers Education Centre (school) is located at the edge of the Kangemi slum, just at the border with Kawangware slum. It has about 150 children. Half of them go to kindergarten, the rest to the Primary. They have 10 teachers. Each gets about 3000 Ksh a month. The school fees are 200 Ksh a […]
Group twelve of young professionals, of eleven nationalities, of UN office in Nairobi (UN-HABITAT, UNEP and UNON) has organized the fund-raising Halloween Party to assist Watu Kwa Watu beneficiaries. Collected funds, approximately US$ 600, are being used for repairs of the the walls in selected classrooms in Starkid School and Rescue Center. In addition, the […]
November 1, 2014 Director of African Children Haven (ACH), of Galveston, Texas, Mr. Ed Sultzberger has visited. the Starkid School and Rescue Center. The visit was used to discuss the priority assistance needs based on the request/proposal prepared with assistance of Watu Kwa Watu. Mr. Sulzberger has also donated to Starkid a new laptop computer. […]