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Nyumbani Kwetu Home for Children

Nyumbani Kwetu is a sponsored family home providing education and housing for an extended family, all related through one grandmother.

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Nyumbani Kwetu Home for Children


Today Nyumbani Kwetu provides education and housing for a family of children, all related through one grandmother. They live in a comfortable rented house. All living expenses, medical care, child care and schooling is handled by Elimu.

  • Full Project Summary

    Before, Elimu these children were regularly undernourished; today they get a good daily portion of healthy local fare. Before Elimu schooling was irregular and poor quality; today they are in a variety of good quality private and public schools with the additional support of teachers who provide tutoring and mentoring. Before chronic health issues plagued some of the children; today regular medical care and proper hygiene are keeping these kids healthy and active.

  • Information for Educators

    We seek ongoing support for the education of the children and upkeep of the home.
    Our goal is to raise enough money for the school fees and stationary for two students ($900 x 2 = $1800 plus $50 x 2 = $100 Total $1900)

    High school (boarding) fees per child start at $900 per year.
    Stationary & textbook for 14 children - $700 per year; or $50 per child.
    Primary school fees per child start at $300 per year.
    A supply of bathing soap for a year is around $130.
    One year supply of toothpaste costs $40.
    One school uniform costs $25.
    One pair of socks for school for one child is less than $2.

This Project

  • Project Facts

    • Lives Affected16
    • Total Cost$ 1,900
    • Amount Raised To Date$ 0
    • Percent Complete0 %
    • CountryKenya
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  • Contact Info

    George Brown

    Jan Wood

    Maureen Monaghan

    Founder and President
    Nina Chung

    Strategic Communications Advisor
    Suzanne Stoltz

    Education Advisor
    Tom Craven

    Special Advisor
    Jane Bennett

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