Assisting Students and Families as they Rise out of Poverty

OUR IMPACT

SMALL ORGANIZATION – BIG IMPACT

WE CURRENTLY SUPPORT

225 families,
including
over 1000 children and youth.

OUR STUDENTS

outperform their peers
and achieve admission to university
at nearly two times the national average.

BASIC NEEDS AT HOME

In the past three years,
we’ve provided nearly 400 solar lights
and over 200 water tanks to families.

TREES

In the past two years,
we’ve helped families plant over 10,000 trees including more than 2,000 fruit trees.

WE ARE PROVIDING

220 high school scholarships,
50 college and university scholarships,
and 60 vocational training scholarships.

LIVELIHOODS

We’ve assisted
family guardians launch
over 200 small business ventures.

FAMILY FARMING

Most families we support
have doubled their farm yields
and tripled the number of crops grown.

HEALTHY HOMES

Since 2019, we’ve provided over 65 families
with the materials they needed to replace leaky roofs and build hygienic pit latrines.

FAMILY CARE SUCCESS STORIES

As we shifted full-throttle into our Family Care model in 2019, we quickly saw evidence that our new approach can really work.
By supporting entire families holistically, not just one student, we’re now able to do so much more with only a small increase of investment.

COLLINS’ FAMILY SUCCESS STORY

Collins was once sponsored individually, but through our Family Care approach we’ve now been able to assist not just him, but his entire family of seven people. The family now has several sources of income and all the children are progressing well in school while enjoying a better life at home.

The family’s mother, Flora, discussing her brick business with
Administrator Ida (left) and social worker Godfrey (center).

NAOMI’S FAMILY SUCCESS STORY

Originally we only sponsored the youngest girl from this family, a sixth grader named Sareen. But after shifting to Family Care we are now assisting the whole family as they rise out of poverty. It’s a success story because the family now has several income-generating ventures to support themselves. They have also dug a water well and they’re part-way through building a new latrine. Perhaps most importantly, they now have a strong and realistic belief that all the children will get the education they deserve and be able to create the kinds of adult lives they wish to lead.

Mother Naomi at her shop, showing off her fastest-moving goods:
tomatoes and dried omena (a sardine-like fish from Lake Victoria)
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