Beneficiaries

D K is a 16 years old boy who lives with her siblings and parents in a makeshift home along the Nairobi river in Soweto, Kayole. DK family struggles to find food and he would go for days without food in school as he could not pay the lunch money. D K was financed by his teacher Mr. Mwai to get at least lunch in school so that he could manage to study. D K achieved 378 marks in his KCPE but if he does not support that will be the end of his school life. He would like to be a doctor in the future.

S N is a 15-year-old girl from Kisii, Nyamira County. The child is the third born in a family of 3. She is being raised by her father alone. Her elder sister dropped out of school in Form three and eloped. The second born is also a form 2 drop out due to lack of school fees. She conceived and also eloped. The fear is that Silvia will follow suit as her father is asthmatic and cannot see her through school. She has managed 314 marks in her KCPE exam. S N would like to be a nurse in the future.

C M is a 15-year-old boy from Kajiado county. He lives with his uncle (father’s brother) who has a big responsibility for 3 extra children including C M who are C M siblings. C M parents left behind 5 children of whom 3 live with the uncle. The burden of taking care of the children is very heavy on the uncle and he is seeking help with C M education.

B O is 15 years old and lives in Soweto, Kayole with his mother and brother in a single room. The father disappeared leaving them behind with no support. The mother depends on casual jobs that are hard to come by and sometimes they go without food unless supported by well-wishers. B O would like to become an engineer to support his mother and brother.

V W is a 14-year-old girl from Kangemi, Nairobi county. She lives with her grandparents of whom her grandfather is the uncle of her late mother. She is a total orphan and had been staying with her maternal aunt and uncle when her mother died who was very abusive and so she ran away and was rescued by her grandparents. She would like to become a doctor in future

J A is a 14-year-old girl who comes from a single-parent home in Mukuru, Embakasi, Nairobi county. Her father died leaving behind 4 children including J A . She has been staying with Pastor Duncan’s family who runs a home called Every Youth Enrichment center. J A  mother is sick and suffers from an unhealed injury sustained during a motor vehicle accident. J A wants to study so that she can assist her mother and siblings in life. She would like to become

Z K N is a 13-year-old girl from Thunguri village in Gichugu She attended Karusho primary school where she attained 348 marks. She is responsible, hardworking, and disciplined. She is the last born of 4 and lives with her mother in their paternal home where they have a house built on 1/8th of an acre. Her father disappeared when she was very young and has not returned since. Her mother is a casual laborer and has not managed to educate any of her other children from her meager earnings. Currently, she is depending on well-wishers as jobs have become fewer. Due to scarce rainfall in recent seasons, she has not managed to get any harvest from the land where she has been loaned to plow by well-wishers. 

B M is a 13-year-old girl from Mwingi, Kitui County. Beatrice is a second born in a family of three living with a single mother whose father abandoned her. Her older sister is differently abled and has only studied up to class seven. There was a domestic dispute and the father chased away the mother with the children and stopped her from accessing the land and home. They live on their maternal homestead where one of the uncles has given them space for a single room. B M would like to be a teacher when she grows up.

J W M is an orphan aged 15 years who her late parents left behind at the age of three years. She was born in Gatwe village of kabari sub-location in kirinyaga county, she is still residing in the same place and being taken care of by her uncle. Her parents Alice and Stephen died in 2012 where the mother Alice passed on though the cause of death was not known and four months later the father committed suicide. Jane attended her primary school level at Gatwe primary school and sat for her KCPE in 2022 where she scored 235 marks. She was left behind with her elder sister J W M
who sat for her KCPE in 2021 though she didn’t perform fairly. J W M
has an ambition of studying hard and becoming a psychiatrist which she has always termed as a career to assist those suffering from mental health.

D M is a 16-year-old boy from Kaningo, Mwingi, Kitui County. He attended Philip Manandu primary school achieving 335 marks. He comes from a poor background that depends on farming. In the last 3 years, the rains have been very scarce and so there has been no harvest. The family is depending on well-wishers, the government, or NGOs. D M parents are not educated and do not believe in the need for education due to their religious beliefs. D M is an obedient, responsible, and hardworking boy

O W is a 17 year old boy who lives under the guardianship of Pastor Duncan at Every Youth Enrichment center in Kawangware, Nairobi county. O W has 2 siblings who live with their grandmother in Busia. His mother was mentally ill for a while and was violent; later she died under mysterious circumstances. His father disappeared and has not been seen for a long time. According to Oscar, his father has not been assisting them, rather was always drunk. O W would like to become an Aeronautical Engineering

H S is an 18-year-old boy who is staying in a children’s rescue center. He has taken his class eight exams twice because he is determined to get a secondary school education. He does not live with his parents because they are not present in his life. He was rescued by Pastor Hannah while on a crusade in Umoja and he asked for a chance to go back to school. H S wants to become a detective

He is a 20-year-old young man from Thigio village, Laikipia County. He is the second born in a family of four, that is, J.K.N, R.W.N, and J.N.N. MN had lost all his parents before his teenage years. Thereafter, and after living with relatives for some time, MN and his siblings were forced to go independent, putting up in rental accommodation within the village. Their 1st born, J.K.N, became the head of the household making theirs a child-headed household. Living alone together meant sharing responsibilities. After school they would all go out to work to raise some money, for example, selling vegetables in the local market and performing household chores for villagers in order to raise money for food, clothing, school fees, medical care and other household expenditure.

MN is a fitness fanatic. He not only loves running, aerobics and football but also working with his hands. In the recently held Kare Foundation Youth Camp, MN naturally became the lead trainer during the early morning exercise period.

Kare Foundation, working with partners, has awarded MN a scholarship for tertiary education. MN just joined Taltech International College, an institution on the outskirts of Nairobi, taking a course in computer certification. MN wants to be an Electrical Engineer.

P.N.W is a 15 year old girl from Mburi village, Kirinyaga County. P.N.W has 3 siblings. They all stay with their mother at their maternal grandmother’s place. The mother, who is the sole breadwinner for the family, works in the neighborhood in peoples’ homes and farms. Her earnings are not enough to cater to the family’s needs. P.N.W sat for the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Examinations (KCPE) in her rural village and passed.

Through the efforts of Kare Foundation, Pauline was admitted on May 5, 2022 as a Form 1 student at St. Agnes Girls’ Secondary School, a girls’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County. The admission was on the first day of the designated period the Kenya government had set aside for new students reporting to secondary school.

P.N.W is a calm, hardworking, and disciplined young girl. She loves singing and helping others. Kare Foundation has awarded her the full 4 year secondary school education scholarship. P.N.W is committed to working very hard for a better future for herself and her family. After secondary school, P.N.W wants to study medicine in the university and become a Neurosurgeon.

R.W.N is a 16-year-old young girl from Thigio village, Laikipia County. She is the third born in a family of four, that is, J.K.N, M.M.N, and J.N.N At the age of 10 years, R.W.N lost all her parents. Thereafter, after living with relatives for some time, R.W.N and her siblings were forced to go independent, putting up in rental accommodation within the village. Their 1st born, J.K.N, became the head of the household making theirs a child headed household. Living alone together meant sharing responsibilities. After school they would all go out to work to raise some money, for example, selling vegetables in the local market and performing household chores for villagers in order to raise money for food, clothing, school fees, medical care and other household expenditure.

Through the efforts of the Kare Foundation, R.W.N was admitted on May 5, 2022, as a Form 3 student at St. Agnes Girls’ Secondary School, a girls’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County. R.W.N had transferred from a day secondary school back home in the village.

Kare Foundation has awarded R.W.N a scholarship to complete her secondary school education. R.W.N is a born leader. She is also full of resilience. She would like to be a lawyer in the future.

A.M.I is 15 years old. She comes from Mukhwa village, Bungoma County. Her mother passed away when she was in Class 5. A.M.I has two siblings. They stay with their elderly grandparents in a small rental house in the village. Living also in the same rental unit are A.M.I aunts (daughters of the grandparents) and cousins making the whole extended family live in crowded and extremely impoverished conditions. The grandmother is the head of the household.

A.M.I sat for the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Examinations (KCPE) at Siritanyi RC (Roman Catholic) Primary School in Bungoma County and passed. Through the efforts of Kare Foundation, Angel was admitted on May 5, 2022 as a Form 1 student at St. Agnes Girls’ Secondary School, a girls’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County. The admission was on the first day of the designated period the Kenya government had set aside for new students reporting to secondary school.

Kare Foundation has awarded A.M.I a secondary school education scholarship to enable her to fulfill her future dreams. Angel loves singing and dancing. She wants to one day use the God-given opportunity given by Kare Foundation to help her immediate and extended family overcome the challenges they are facing right now.

B.K.K is 16 years old. He comes from Okwe village, Baringo County.

Through the efforts of the Kare Foundation, B.K.K was admitted on May 5, 2022, as a Form 1 student at Karia Secondary School, a boys’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County. The admission was on the first day of the designated period the Kenya government had set aside for new students reporting to secondary school. B.K.K promises to work hard and excel in his studies so that he can pass his Form 4 exams and join university to study Law.

Back in his home village, B.K.K lives with his elderly maternal grandparents, with the grandmother being the head of the household. B.K.K is well known. Before relocating to his grandparents’ homestead, B.K.K used to live with his mother, a strong woman who did not have any steady income stream depending on casual jobs to take care of her family. Taking care of B.K.K and his other 4 siblings were proving quite a challenge.

B.K.K says in the future, he hopes to support other children from poor backgrounds to pursue their dreams. This is because just as he is being supported by Kare Foundation, so would he wish to give back to society.

Kare Foundation has awarded B.K.K a secondary school education scholarship.

C.W.G is a 15-year-old girl from Riakithiga village, Kirinyaga County. C.W.G has 5 siblings. Together with a niece, they all stay with their mother at their ancestral home. Their father died in 2021. The mother works in the neighborhood in peoples’ homes and farms. Her earnings are not enough to cater to the family’s needs. C.W.G is a Form 2 student at Gachika Secondary School, a girls’ boarding institution in Nyeri County.

C.W.G is grateful to God and to Kare Foundation for supporting her education. This gives her an opportunity to achieve her dream of becoming a Neurosurgeon, a feat not possible without the support as her widowed mother cannot afford to pay her school fees and look after her siblings and niece.

E.M.W is 21 years old taking a certificate course in Electrical Engineering at Michuki Technical Training Institute at Iyego, Murang’a County. E.M.W is a total orphan having lost both his parents soon after he was born. E.M.W has two elder sisters.

During college holiday breaks, E.M.W goes back to Ithare, his ancestral village in Kirinyaga County. E.M.W lives with his aged grandmother.

Kare Foundation has awarded E.M.W a scholarship for  his tertiary education. The scholarship covers college fees and other education related costs, accommodation and food costs including the provision of basic items.

E.M.W says without Kare Foundation, he would not have managed to join the training institution.

D.M.M is a 16-year-old boy from Kiarigi village, Kirinyaga County. He is the 3rd born in a family of 5. D.M.M and his siblings grew up in a single-parent household, their mother being the sole breadwinner. D.M.M now lives with his elderly grandparents. His grandmother is the provider for the family as the grandfather is terminally ill. The grandmother does some farming on their small piece of land and vibaruas (odd jobs) in the neighborhood. Life is difficult as finances are usually in short supply.

D.M.M sat for the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Examinations (KCPE) at Gichonjo Primary School in Kirinyaga County and passed. David had many challenges growing up. He often would miss school because of a lack of fees. D.M.M is a hardworking boy who helps the grandparents with all the house chores. He says he wants to be an Architect when he grows up.

Through the efforts of the Kare Foundation, D.M.M was admitted on May 5, 2022, as a Form 1 student at Karia Secondary School, a boys’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County.

Kare Foundation has awarded D.M.M secondary school education scholarship.

H.M.W is 16 years old. His father passed away in 2020. H.M.W has no memory of his biological mother as her whereabouts became unknown when H.M.W was still only an infant. H.M.W lives with his late father’s wife, a housewife wholly dependent on her piece of land, and her three children at Muanda village, Bungoma.

H.M.W sat for the 2021 Kenya Certificate Primary Examinations (KCPE) at Biliso RC (Roman Catholic) Primary School in Bungoma County and passed. Through the efforts of Kare Foundation, Hosea was admitted on May 5, 2022, as a Form 1 student at Karia Secondary School, a boys’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County.

H.M.W wishes to become an ICT (Information & Communication Technology) Manager taking his skills to wherever in the globe the skills may be needed.

Kare Foundation has awarded H.M.W the secondary school education scholarship. Hosea had no hope of joining secondary school till support came his way.

H.M.W has a passion for dancing and singing.

H.W.G is a 14 year old girl from Riakithiga village, Kirinyaga County. Harriet has 5 siblings, a brother, and 4 sisters. Together with a niece, they all stay with their mother at their ancestral home. Their father died in 2021. The mother works in the neighborhood in peoples’ homes and farms. Her earnings are not enough to cater to the family’s needs. H.W.G is a Standard 8 pupil at Kiamiciri Primary School in Kirinyaga County.

Kare Foundation is supporting H.W.G education. It will partner with her in her education journey even after she is through with her primary schooling; giving her the best support she may need along the way.

J.C.K is 17 years old. She comes from Kopsikiria village, Laikipia County. J.C.K sat for the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Examinations (KCPE) at Lembus Primary School in Laikipia County and passed. Judy has 4 siblings. They all stay with their mother, the sole breadwinner, and head of the household. The family lives in extremely impoverished conditions.

Through the efforts of the Kare Foundation, J.C.K was admitted on May 5, 2022, as a Form 1 student at St. Agnes Girls’ Secondary School, a girls’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County. The admission was on the first day of the designated period the Kenya government had set aside for new students reporting to secondary school.

Kare Foundation has awarded J.C.K the full 4-year secondary school education scholarship. J.C.K loves running and laying football. She wishes to become a Doctor when she grows up.

J.N.N is a 15-year-old young boy from Thigio village, Laikipia County He is the last born in a family of four, that is, J.K.N, M.M.N, and R.W.N. At the age of 8 years, J.N.N had lost all his parents. Thereafter, after living with relatives for some time, J.N.N and his siblings were forced to be independent, putting up in rental accommodation within the village. Their 1st born, J.K.N, became the head of the household making theirs a child-headed household. Living alone together meant sharing responsibilities. After school they would all go out to work to raise some money, for example, selling vegetables in the local market and performing household chores for villagers in order to raise money for food, clothing, school fees, medical care, and other household expenditure.

Through the efforts of the Kare Foundation, J.N.N was admitted on May 5, 2022, as a Form 1 student at Karia Secondary School, a boys’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County. The admission was on the first day of the designated period the Kenya government had set aside for new students reporting to secondary school.

Kare Foundation has awarded J.N.N the full 4-year secondary school education scholarship. After secondary school, J.N.N would like to join the military as an Air Force officer.

DK is 7 years old. He comes from Pioneer village, Pioneer sub-location, Wareng location, Kapsaret  Sub-County, Uasin Gishu  County. DK has three siblings namely R.W, P.K, and J.K. They all stay with their elderly grandparents in a two-roomed rental house in Pioneer estate/village The grandfather is a hawker whereas the grandmother is a cook. The family experiences real financial difficulties.

DK is a Grade 2 pupil at North Gate School, Eldoret in Uasin Gishu County.

Kare Foundation is sponsoring the education of DK (School fees, Snack,s, and One Meal). DK loves football, singing, running, poetry, and watching cartoons. DK aims to attain the highest possible educational level and help the family and society. When he grows up, he (DK) would want to be a teacher when he grows up.

L.W is a 15-year-old girl from Mururi village, Kirinyaga County. She lives with both her parents. L.W is the 2nd born in a family of 4. The 1st born of the family was in 2021 diagnosed with cancer. Since then, the family has been facing monstrous medical bills including money for chemotherapy. Through struggle and a strong belief in God, the family witnessed its 1st born has his leg amputated. The surgery occurred in April 2022 at the Nyeri County Referral Hospital.

Through the efforts of the Kare Foundation, L.W was admitted on May 5, 2022, as a Form 1 student at St. Agnes Girls’ Secondary School, a girls’ boarding institution in Kirinyaga County. The admission was on the first day of the designated period the Kenya government had set aside for new students reporting to secondary school.

‘’I could not imagine my child, L.W, going to a secondary school this year, let alone her reporting on the first day. Because of her brother’s illness that had completely drained the family coffers, as parents, we had discussed with her (L.W ) that she was to repeat Standard 8. L.W had, without hesitation, agreed as just like the rest of the family, her thoughts were with her brother. Thank you, God, thank you Kare Foundation for making L.W join a secondary school,’’ says Regina Nyawera, L.W mother, at St. Agnes Girls’ Secondary School – Kiranja.

L.W had been unable to attend all her classes in primary school since after her brother’s diagnosis. This was due to a lack of school fees. Linet loves cooking and would want to be a doctor later on in life.

PK is 12 years old. He comes from Pioneer village Pioneer sub-location, Wareng  Location, Kapsaret  Sub-County, Uasin Gishu County. PK has three siblings namely Rahab W, John K and Danson K. They all stay with their elderly grandparents in a two-roomed rental house in Pioneer estate/village The grandfather is a hawker whereas the grandmother is a cook. The family experiences real financial difficulties.

PK is a Grade 7 pupil at North Gate School, Eldoret in Uasin Gishu County.

Kare Foundation is sponsoring the education of PK (School fees, snacks, and one meal). PK loves football, table tennis, cooking, reading, farming, and taking care of livestock. PK aims to attain the highest possible level of education and become a successful professional. In the future, PK would want to be a Lawyer.

RW is 13 years old. She comes from Pioneer village, Pioneer sub-location, Wareng location, Kapsaret Sub-County, Uasin Gishu County. RW has three siblings. They stay with their elderly grandparents in a two-roomed rental house in Pioneer estate/village The grandfather is a hawker whereas the grandmother is a cook. The family experiences real financial difficulties.

RW is a Class 8 pupil at North Gate School, Eldoret in Uasin Gishu County.

Kare Foundation is sponsoring the education of RW with tuition fees, a snack, and one meal. RW loves football, running, cooking, reading, poetry, singing, cleanliness, and caring for others.

RW aims to attain the highest possible level of education and help her family pull away from misery. When she grows up, RW would want to be a Doctor when she grows up.

JK is 9 years old. He comes from Pioneer village, Pioneer sub-Location, Wareng location, Kapsaret  Sub-County, Uasin Gishu County. JK has three siblings namely Rahab W, Paul K and Danson K. They stay with their elderly grandparents in a two-roomed rental house in Pioneer estate/village. The grandfather is a hawker whereas the grandmother is a cook. The family experiences real financial difficulties.

JK is a Grade 4 pupil at North Gate School, Eldoret in Uasin Gishu County.

Kare Foundation is sponsoring the education of JK (School, Snack, One meal). JK loves football, table tennis, running, and reading. JK aims to attain the highest possible level of education and help his family. JK would love to be an Engineer when he grows up.

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