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Weʼre raising £5,000 to send a shipping container out to the charity in Kenya, with donated items including to help start some self sustainable projects.

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Kent, UK
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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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    21 days ago

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    • 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

    Kent, UK

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