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Restore an orphanage in KALOLENI , KENYA
The charity, Dear Diary Initiatives, Kenya, took over an orphanage in 2015. Ever since, they have been supporting it through the generous donations of well-wishers. The orphanage is home to 37 children, 1 of whom is physically challenged, whilst another is mentally challenged.
The organisation has worked consistently hard to enable the children and their carers to live in a decent environment. Through their concept of re-building this orphanage using recyclable products, they have not only considered long-term environmental effects, but have also increased awareness amongst those who will be residing there, as well as those in surrounding areas regarding the little they can do to care for the planet.
They have completed the foundation and pillars and would now like to build a greenhouse to grow fruit and vegetables to be consumed by the inhabitants, as well as enable them to sell their produce and earn a living.
DDI were initially able to raise money to fit the orphanage with a water tank, purchase mattresses, mosquito nets, solar lights, clothing, wheelbarrows, jembes, as well as plant Moringa plants.
They have a budget of 1.5 million Kenyan shillings (approx 12,000 pounds) and have managed to raise 1 million, which has allowed them to purchase materials and start the project. However, they are lacking in funds and are looking to raise a further 500,000 Kenyan shillings, to finance the cost of labour and the greenhouse.
The children are currently residing in an area known as Kashani, with 15 of them attending school.
Please join us to support the work of this restoration project. All donations will be greatly appreciated and we send our deepest thanks for your time and generosity.
A little about the charity organisation, Dear Diary Initiatives - Located in Kenya, the founder, born with spina bifida, has dedicated her life towards empowering people with disabilities to live self-sufficiently, whilst advocating for changes to assist them in their daily lives. She has organised numerous fund-raising events, with support from large organisations and has already established a great deal of awareness regarding the rights of disabled people, to improve their lives.
For more information regarding the work of DDI, follow: Dear Diary Initiatives Kenya, on Facebook.
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