In their own words – letters from our sponsored students

We receive the school reports each term for the children we sponsor, and the children often write, telling about their life and expressing their thanks to their sponsors better than I ever can: After being at home for the whole nine months due to the mysterious...

Grandma Sarah Obama

I am sad to announce that Grandma Sarah Obama passed away earlier today in western Kenya following a short illness, aged 99. Granny was a strong advocate for children’s education and supported the schooling for many young girls near to her family home in Kogelo. ...

My community – more stories from sponsored children

With schools closed in Kenya, children have faced almost nine months at home.  Here are more of their insights into their life and community.  ​ Market women – a poem “Down from the hill they come,With swinging hips and steady stride.To feed the hungry town.They...

My community – a child’s story

With schools closed in Kenya, children have faced many months at home.  We asked them to share insights into their life and community.  I’ve been digging my family vegetable plot.  Abigael Coming from a community where development is still lagging behind, I find great...

Responding to COVID-19 – Prioritising our support

As the COVID-19 virus impacts on life around the world, our work in Kenya is needed perhaps more than ever.  Our first thought is for our 105 sponsored students who are now studying at home due to the closure of their secondary schools.  It is uncertain how long this...