Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera

 
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Life Skills & Financial Literacy for Kibera Kids
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    This month, St. Vincent's launched a new microproject on Global Giving to raise funds for a holiday camp for the children we support. During the months of December and January, both children from our rescue center and children receiving scholarship support will be invited to participate in this camp, where they will learn...
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera has made updates to their project page.
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera has received 1 donation
    • 2 months ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Family Unification
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    The rescue centre was established 12 years ago to provide emergency care to children who have experienced abuse, neglect or abandonment. The goal of the centre is to create a safe space for children where they receive care and protection in the short term, while we work with government social services, other community...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Love-30!
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    In the packed slum of Kibera, it is quite rare for children to have the opportunity to participate in organized sports. With the help of St. Vincent's, 14 children are getting a unique chance to learn and play tennis. For the past 6 years, St. Vincent's has supported children to participate...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera has received 11 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    What Do the Children Say?
    By - Maureen - Resident of St. Vincent's Rescue Center
    The following was written by Maureen, one of the children that St. Vincent's has supported for the past 7 years through its rescue center and community outreach programs. She wrote this in response to the question, 'Why is St. Vincent's important to you?' I am Maureen. I came to [St. Vincent's] rescue center in 2006. I...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    I've Been to Paris in My Dreams
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    In September, St. Vincent's sent four aspiring vulnerable girls to college - an extremely rare opportunity in Kibera where just 42% of girls even reach high school. One of these deserving girls was our very own, Maureen, who has called St. Vincent’s Rescue Center her home for the past five years. Orphaned at age 7,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Girls Escape Violence at the Rescue Center
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    Jayne* is a 10 year old girl from Kibera. She has been living in our Rescue Center for the past month - finally safe from the sexual violence that has become epidemic in Kibera. A recent study on violence against children in Kenya found that an overwhelming 32% of girls have experienced sexual violence.  Jayne has been...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    The Power of Educating Girls
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    The far-reaching advantages of educating girls are well proven – for girls themselves, but also for their families and for whole nations.  Girls who stay in school marry later, have fewer children and have children later, thus avoiding medical complications due to early pregnancy, which are the leading cause of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    LOVE St. Vincent's this Valentine's Day!
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    What are you doing this Valentine's Day? Take a minute to vote for St. Vincent's Nursery School & Rescue Center's work to promote LOVE for vulnerable children and families in Kibera, Kenya --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  St. Vincent's mission is...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera has received 10 donations
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    St. Vincent's Rescue Center Children Receive Life Skills Training
    By - Lisa Helm - Social Work Fellow
    My name is Lisa Helm. This past summer, upon graduating with my Master's in Social Work from Loyola University, I had the amazing opportunity to join St. Vincent's in Kibera, Kenya as their Social Work Fellow. During my fellowship, I worked closely with St. Vincent's staff, including the Rescue Center House Mother, Grace,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Providing Psychosocial Support
    By - Lucy Kayiwa - Director
    The children residing at the Rescue Center have all experienced some form of trauma; whether it is abuse at the hands of a family member, the death of a caregiver, abandonment, the stigmatization of HIV/AIDS, or a combination of these. Each child arrives at the Rescue Center in need of not only shelter and food, but support...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    St. Vincent's 2011 Achievements
    By - Edwin Ariz and Christina Stellini - Program Administrator & Development Volunteer
    St. Vincent’s is pleased to share with you this report on its work in 2011. Thanks to your support, the organization has been able to accomplish the following in the past year:   Summary of 2011 Achievements: 78 children enrolled in our Nursery School, including 25 new students 17 children supported by our...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera has received 20 donations
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Global Giving Gift Campaign Supports St. Vincent's
    By - Christina Stellini - Resource Development Volunteer
    Give the Gift of Giving This Holiday Season and Help St. Vincent Raise $$ Need a creative gift for someone who has everything? Global Giving is making contributions to a select number of its projects for the sale of Global Giving gift cards -- a unique holiday gift!  Every time 500 gift cards are purchased from...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Help Us Win $1,000 in Just Two Clicks
    By - Christina Stellini - Volunteer
    You can help St. Vincent's win $1,000 just by casting your vote for our photo in the Global Giving 2011 Photo Contest!  It's easy -- all you have to do is "like" our photo on Facebook and the photo with the most votes wins the $1,000!The contest is open until August 17th. Voting requires two easy steps: 1) Visit the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    St. Vincent's Hosts Medical Camp
    By - Thomas Bwire - Volunteer Board Member
    From May 9th-10th, St. Vincent’s hosted a medical camp at our nursery school site in coordination with Chamberlain College of Nursing (from Chicago, IL). Fifteen medical and nursing students attended to over 600 people who received medical services in the two days, including medical check-ups, VCT (voluntary...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    School Days
    By - Thomas Bwire & Christina Stellini - Board Member & Volunteer Development Officer
    The Rescue Center house is located in Kibera’s Olympic Estate. The Center is currently home to 14 children, eight children who reside full time at the house and attend local primary and secondary schools and six children who are enrolled in boarding schools outside of Nairobi and spend school holidays at the Rescue...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera has received 14 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera posted a progress report
    Donate to our project without paying a cent!
    By - Christina Stellini - Volunteer Development Officer
    SVPCDO is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of three organizations (among thousands) to be selected as part of this promotion from Rough Roads (UK). All you have to do is visit the site below, play the game, and at the end select the "Feed and Educate Kibera Kids" option from the drop down menu and a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Safety, Shelter & Food 4 Vulnerable Kids in Kibera has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Saving Lives
    Icame across a fantastic school in the heart of Kibera Kenya, Its called StVincent DE Pauls. The headtecher and the project coordinator were showing metheir classrooms when we came across a young girl who was not looking the best,the girl told me she is having a hard life and she has no parents and its onlyher older brother... Read more »
    • 4 years ago
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Project Leader

Lucy Kayiwa

Director
L.R. No. P.O. BOX, Nairobi Kenya

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