- The majority of our children live in the small villages surrounding Kambirwa and the populated areas of Murang’a.
- They are referred to us by the Community's Health and Social Worker.
- All of our sponsored children are from very poor backgrounds where their basic needs are often neglected.
- Some are orphans as a result of death from HIV/ AIDS related diseases and are left to be raised by their elderly grandparents who may have no source of income.
We ensure that all our sponsored children are able to realise their full potential.
SPONSORING A CHILD AT ROKO 20 MEANS MUCH MORE THAN SIMPLY PROVIDING AN EDUCATION ...
mid-morning snack and lunch.
Sponsored pupils are provided with a
a rucksack, stationeries and vital text and
Working together with families of our pupils we identify the problems they face and run projects such as the goat and hen projects aimed to help raise an income.
Working together we identify problems faced by the family as a whole and run projects aimed at helping families out of poverty so that they have a chance to become
As a condition of sponsorship we ask that the parent or guardian agrees to volunteer at the school two mornings a month with work such as cleaning or helping out in the kitchen or on the land.
Working together as a team in this way encourages a kind of 'ownership' of the school and parents become more involved in the education and welfare of their child.
Single women in particular who have been abandoned and struggle alone to provide for their large families and who have lost all or nearly all hope become more active and social and their lives are turned around for the better.