Staff uses school grounds to grow food Gatoto School being cleaned for returning students Leaving Gatoto school to distribute food and masks Students and families receive needed supplies

American Friends of Gatoto, Inc.

Org #77404
Vetted since 2020
2015
year founded
$12,350
raised on GlobalGiving
5
months fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

American Friends of Gatoto (AFG) is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 established to raise funds to support the Gatoto Primary School and its community in the Mukuru kwa Reuben slum located on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Largely run by volunteers, the board covers our minimal overhead so that 100% of contributions raised can go directly to support the school. The Gatoto Primary School is a pre-K thru 8 community school located in an "informal settlement" in an industrial area of Nairobi. As such, it receives no funding from the government and offers education to a community of kids who would otherwise not receive one. In the miles of urban sprawl consisting of wall-to-wall tin shacks, G... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Laura Kane
Laura Kane
Yassi Tamdji
Yassi Tamdji
Team
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Organization Information
4320 Tuckerman Street
University Park, MD 20782
United States
301-775-7742
Organization Information
4320 Tuckerman Street
University Park, MD 20782
United States
301-775-7742

Project Reports

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Oct 6, 2020
Schools Reopening Across Kenya
Dear Donor, We hope that you are doing well and keeping safe and healthy during these challenging and unpredictable times.  Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, the almost $12,000 raised...
 
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