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...

Review of 2019

The year saw us go through a full cycle in many different ways. School sponsorships Several of the very first students that we sponsored back in 2011, who completed their four years at secondary school, have now completed a further four years at university.  So the...

Cheboi’s story

Cheboi is typical of the children that we support – his family simply couldn’t afford the school fees for him to attend Nakuru Boys High school, a prestigious boarding school where Cheboi had secured a place thanks to a score of 377 out of 500 in his KCPE...

John’s story

Like many young Kenyans, John was raised by a single parent in a rural village in western Kenya.  John explains the effect this had on his schooling: “I remember sitting KCPE three times due to lack of school fees since my family was humble and could not raise my...

Review of the Year 2018

2018 saw calm return to Kenya as the President and Opposition leader agreed a truce and we could once again focus on our projects. The cycling club was able to recover from the theft of all bikes following violence after the elections at the end of 2017, with some...