St. Vincent de Paul Community Development Organization

The mission of the organization is to build a society where all children are provided the necessary love and care essential for growth. The organization is run by a small group of local volunteers, dedicated to improving the lives of poor and marginalized children in Kibera, Kenya by promoting their social integration into the community.
Holiday Food Baskets for Vulnerable Families 2015
 
$0
$3,500
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Remaining
In Kibera, continuously rising food prices and chronic poverty (most families make less than $2 per day) have severely effected children in the slum. As families have been increasingly unable to afford food, child malnutrition rates have been on the rise. This project will enable St. Vincent's to provide staple food items to our 150 Nursery School, student scholarship and community outreach families to help them keep their children fed over the upcoming holiday, reaching approximately 830 people
YouthBuild: A Camp for Vulnerable Youth in Kibera
 
$0
$9,000
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Remaining
YouthBuild will engage 30 extremely vulnerable youth ages 11-18 years from Kibera, Kenya in a two-week, residential life skills & arts education camp in December 2015. School drop out, unemployment and violence in the community greatly endanger youth in Kibera and keep them trapped in poverty. YouthBuild will equip the most vulnerable youth with essential information and skills and plant a seed in them that they have the capacity to dictate their own future.
Educate and Feed 85 At-Risk Kids in Kibera, Kenya
 
$78,286
$11,714
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Remaining
This project provides school fees, meals and care to 85 vulnerable children at a nursery school and daycare in Kibera, Kenya who are orphaned or whose parents are unable to provide food and tuition. project reportread updates from the field
Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera
 
$2,758
$7,242
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Remaining
This project supports St. Vincent's Rescue Centre in Kibera, Kenya. The Rescue Centre provides a safe and loving home to 15-20 boys and girls ages 5-17 years who have been orphaned, often due to HIV/AIDS, or have experienced abuse and/or neglect in their homes. project reportread updates from the field
Healthy Minds, Happy Hearts Kibera
 
$25
$2,975
Raised
Remaining
Violence against children is a serious problem in Kenya today. Approximately one-third of children have experienced physical or sexual violence by the time they are 18. Despite the great need, due to funding limitations and capacity, counseling and support services are nearly non existent for children. This project will address this gap; providing routine, quality counseling services to 20 orphans and vulnerable children living in our rescue center in Kibera - one of Africa's largest slums
Send 8 Children to High School - Kibera, Kenya
 
$6,957
$43
Raised
Remaining
The project will provide one year of scholarship support for 8 children (3 girls, 5 boys) from Kibera to attend secondary school. Scholarships will cover school fees and supplies. In a country where only half of school-age children are enrolled in secondary school - and rates are even lower in Kibera where the population lives on less than $2 per day and few secondary schools exist in the community - this support will give children an opportunity to achieve a unique goal. project reportread updates from the field
Send 5 Girls to High School - Kibera, Kenya
 
$4,232
$1,768
Raised
Remaining
The project will provide secondary school scholarships to five girls from Kibera to cover school fees and supplies. Secondary (high school) education is a rare opportunity for girls here, where the population lives on less than $2 per day and just 42% of girls reach secondary school. With your support, these five girls (Maureen, Veronica, Mary, Elizabeth, Volly) will have the opportunity to acheive a unique goal for girls in Kibera. project reportread updates from the field
Holiday Food Baskets for Vulnerable Families
 
$2,505
$0
Raised
Remaining
In Kibera, continuously rising food prices and chronic poverty (most families make less than $2 per day) have severely effected children in the slum. As families have been increasingly unable to afford food, child malnutrition rates have been on the rise. This project will enable St. Vincent's to provide staple food items to our 105 Nursery School and student scholarship families to help them keep their children fed over the upcoming holiday, reaching approximately 600 people project reportread updates from the field
Send Four Girls to College - Kibera, Kenya
 
$13,020
$0
Raised
Remaining
The project will support four aspiring vulnerable girls from Kibera to obtain a college education - an extremely rare opportunity for girls here where the population lives on less than $2 per day and just 42% of girls reach secondary school. With your support, Angela and Melissa will be supported to attend nursing colleges in Kenya, while Maureen and Violet will be supported to pursue Bachelors degrees at local universities. project reportread updates from the field
Holiday Food Baskets for Vulnerable Families
 
$2,125
$0
Raised
Remaining
In Kibera, recent food shortages and chronic poverty (most families make less than $2 per day) have severely effected children in the slum. As families have been increasingly unable to afford food, child malnutrition rates have been on the rise. This project will enable St. Vincent's to provide staple food items to our 85 Nursery School families to help them keep their children fed over the upcoming holiday, reaching approximately 500 people. project reportread updates from the field

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