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 receives from Fundi Kipusa Foundation, via Watu Kwa Watu, a pilot set of vertical urban farming equipment.
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.
Watu Kwa Watu volunteers assisting Starkid School and Rescue Centre
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 […]
171210 Rebuilding Starkid’s Toilets and Showers
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 […]
St Judah Education Centre is getting new schoolbooks and water tank
ACH (African Children Haven) has provided the funding
Starkid School Computer Lab becomes reality
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.
Feeding program at the Overseers’ Education Centre in operation.
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 […]
Watu Kwa Watu conducts assessment visit to the Overseers Education Centre in Kangemi slum in Nairobi, February 2016
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 of young professionals of UN office in Nairobi organizes fund-raiser and clothing collection for Watu Kwa Watu beneficiaries
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 […]
Director of African Children Haven, Mr. Ed Sulzberger visits Starkid and expands collaboration
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. […]