ONE ORPHAN AT A TIME - HELP KEEP A CHILD IN SCHOOL

 
$245
$9,755
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This project will provide education, give food and health care to over 164 orphans who were rescued under very difficult conditions and given a place they can call home. Bread without Borders Orphans Support Project is running the only non-formal school in the slums caring for orphans with special needs. Once rescued, these orphans are given basic education, vocational training , counseling and love. The center has rescued and supported over 80 orphans who could have ended up in crime.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

There are over 1,000 destitute and orphan children roaming the slums of Manyatta and its environs. The worst affected are children below 5 years who are forced by circumstances to drop out of school due to hunger and lack of proper care back at home. The crisis we have as a project is lack of food and basic needs to keep the orphans in school. If the project is funded, the above mentioned problem will be 75% saved. The main beneficiaries here will be the orphans and vulnerable children.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project will do the following to solve the problem 1. Rescue the affected children. 2. Give the orphans education, food and health care. 3. Train the children in life skills such as , woodwork, Tailoring, IT. 4.Give the children canceling to help the understand why they are living in the condition where they are.

Potential Long Term Impact

If funded, the following long term effect will be realized; 1. Street children will be dramatically reduced. 2. Most of the children will at leased have basic education 3. Child prostitution will be reduced. 4. These children will be trained on Carpentry and other subjects hence making them self reliance.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $245

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $245 .  The original project funding goal was $10,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

George Okanga

Executive Director
KISUMU, NYANZA Kenya

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