Catholic International Community (CIC) is funding a majority of costs of the lunch program during the school days (240 children). The African Children Haven (ACH), and Dreams and Hopes are funding the remaining meals feeding of Rescue Centre (orphanage) children (about 80) for the whole year.
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.
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 orphan twins have been living for the last two years in the Nest Children Home in Limuru, about 20 km from Nairobi, since their fragile grandmother and unemployed aunt had absolutely no means to accommodate and support them. The Nest was much too far for the twins to have any contact with their remaining […]
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 items donated by Hilary – including her guitar, stationary, art supplies, clothing, shoes etc – have benefited, among others, Starkid School and Rescue Centre, St. Philips School Mathare, as well as some poor families in Githogoro and Kawangware slums in Nairobi and in Mbita in Western Kenya. Such donations to Watu Kwa Watu beneficiaries […]
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 […]
Hilary from Ireland is contributing to the cost of building the beds for Caroline and her 3 daughters in Mbita in Western Kenya. Their house was completely burned down, and it was rebuild by Watu Kwa Watu and its friends. The beds are the last element of the reconstruction of the house. We are still […]
Lucy from New York, together with the Watu Kwa Watu trustees, is funding the initial supply of goods, that will enable Caroline, the widow with 3 teenage daughters, to start her little business. Watu trustees, have assisted several years ago in the construction of the kiosk itself, and have provided the similar initial supply of […]
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 […]