Education
 Kenya
Project #6725

Education for 240 Internally Displaced Kenyans

by Uhuru Child

Summary

Uhuru Child will build a Secondary School for Internally Displaced Teens in Kenya and also employ their parents in Social Businesses where profits will generate income and also subsidize school fees.
$5,430.00
total raised
63
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Due to the Post Election Violence of 2007, there are roughly 7,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) living in re-settlement villages in Maai Mahiu, Kenya. As families struggle to rebuild their lives, they are faced with a lack of access to jobs and to quality education. Without a stable income, families struggle to purchase the necessities needed to survive. Without education, children will lack the knowledge and skills needed to break the cycle of poverty. This project will aid 1,200 IDPs.

Solution

Uhuru Child will build a Secondary School to educate 240 Internally Displaced Teens and employ their parents in Social Businesses (sanitary pad production, rabbit keeping) where profits after wages will go towards subsidizing school fees.

Long-Term Impact

This school will educate 240 Internally Displaced teens every year, equipping them with the skills to succeed in the job market and University. The social businesses will meet pressing social needs and lift families out of poverty through profits.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Uhuru Child's Website

Organization Information

Uhuru Child

Location: Durham, NC - USA
Website: http:/​/​uchild.com/​
Uhuru Child
Project Leader:
Joseph Heritage
Limuru, Central Province Kenya

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Find another project in Kenya or in Education that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.