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Review of 2019

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...

Wesley: MY STORY

Wesley: MY STORY

Currently studying:  Bachelor of Science in radiography At:  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology I was born in a family of five in Kisii county. My father (now deceased) was in casual employment at a Tea Processing company in Kiambu. I was enrolled...

Blood, Sweat and Gears

Blood, Sweat and Gears

The cry of “bump, bump, bump” and “knees up” are still vivid memories of our bike ride around the base of Mount Kenya.  “Bump, bump, bump” was the call along our line of riders as we came across the triple bumps in the road designed to slow motorists, but a hazard to...

Meet Tonny

Meet Tonny

He recently graduated with an upper second BSc degree in Actuarial Science from Multi-Media University in Kenya. We first met in 2011 when Tonny became one of the very first students that we sponsored. He had scored 362/500 in his primary school exams which secured...

In their own words

In their own words

One of the lovely things about providing our scholarships to children in Kenya is to read the letters they send through to their sponsor.  These can tend to be infrequent. As the children are spread all across Kenya in around 75 different schools, and mobile and...

Cheboi’s story

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 primary...

John’s story

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

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...

Inspiring the next generation in Kenya

Inspiring the next generation in Kenya

The Red Rubber Ball Foundation have been providing scholarships to allow children in Kenya to attend secondary school since 2011 and in that time, 193 children have been able to continue their schooling.  That’s an amazing 630 school years altogether. We...