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 […]
The very modest classrooms of the Overseers Education Centre have been seriously affected by prolonged and heavy rainy season of early 2018. Three classrooms had to be rebuild, as well as the latrine block. The work followed availability of funds, which Watu Kwa Watu was trying to mobilize. First series of work was done in […]
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.
Evaluation mission of Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has visited Starkid and Cheleta Schools, which Watu Kwa Watu has assisted, jointly with Partners Polska Foundation in 2011 and 2012, using MOFA funding,
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Overseers Education Centre in Kangemi Slum in Nairobi continues being assisted in its feeding program funded by the ACH (African Children’s Haven of Galveston, Texas, and implemented by Watu Kwa Watu and Karuna Trust. Having started with breakfast of uji (maize porridge) on every school day, it has been expanded adding a modest lunch two […]
As every year, towards the end of the annual funding cycle, at the end of September 2017, the Community Concerns’ Committee of the CIC (Catholic International Community) of Nairobi has visited Starkid School and Rescue Centre. The visit has focused on the lunch feeding program supported by the CIC for the fifth consecutive year.