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£50raised of £5,000 target by 4 supporters

    Weʼve raised £50 to send a shipping container out to the charity in Kenya, with donated items including to help start some self sustainable projects.

    Location
    Kent, UK
    Time left
    Funded on Thursday, 16th March 2017

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    WHO WE ARE
    • The charity 'Light for Kenya' began in 2008 in Kenya in a small village in the Masai region.
    • The Charity is run by the local community from various backgrounds etc. Pharmacist, Teachers, Farmers.
    • Their sole aim is to help support and change the lives of the Masai people mainly vulnerable children, adults and families
    • The charity helps to build houses, pay for school fees, provide school uniforms and shoes, HIV testing and food supplies
    • To date they have in excess of 900 children on their records and this number is growing all the time, as they reach out to more and more villages.

    OUR MISSION

    • To make sure every vulnerable child is registered and care for
    • Is to build houses for families in need
    • To pay for school fees, uniforms, shoes and books
    • To provide medical care, including HIV testing
    • Food provisions for the most needy
    • Cost of provisions:
     Family house = £250
     Schools fees for one year = £210 approx.
     School uniforms = £12.50
     Mattress = £25

    OUR VISION
    • Is to set up sustainable projects to help fund the charity i.e. Selling fruit tree seedlings, internet café, renting out marquees for weddings, political campaigns and mobile clinics.
    • Supply basic tool kits for older children who have left school to start apprenticeships
    • To have orphan children living in Homestead communities with house Mother’s

    We are currently trying to raise funds to send a shipping container out to the charity with donated items such as; computers for the internet café & surrounding schools, clothing, school uniforms and educational supplies. Also to deliver a marquee to start up one of their sustainable projects.

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      5 months ago

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      4

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 19, 2016

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 19, 2016

        £30.00

      • Kerry Cairns

        Kerry Cairns

        Nov 23, 2016

        Best of luck x

        £5.00

      • Monica Saleeb

        Monica Saleeb

        Nov 23, 2016

        I hope you will be able to support the community. Best of luck xx

        £10.00

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      Laura George

      Laura George

      Kent, UK

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