The GEF team and some volunteers met the very inspiring Rhoda and her family in Karatina in 2018. She has been through more than anyone could imagine, fighting for her
When we first met Daniel and his family, he had recently lost his wife and the mother to his 6 children. Sadly she died giving birth to their twins Anastasia
When we first met this family they were living in a ‘house with no walls’. It was like nothing we had ever seen. Their family were bought to our attention
Winlydia was born in 2002 and she lives with her mum and 2 sisters. Sadly, her father ran away 5 years ago when her elder sister was joining high school
Faith and Ann are young, happy and now carefree twins enjoying pre-school. Despite the many challenges they have faced, Faith and Ann never stop smiling and laughing.
Little Peter was born in 2010 but the date is unknown. Peter was left by his mother just after he was born and has since been cared for by his
Viki is one of the real characters amongst the children we are supporting in Iten. He was born in June 2000 and is currently at St Peter’s Secondary where his
Isaiah, otherwise know as Izoh, was born in Kitale region in 1995. He comes from a large, academically strong family but sadly his parents couldn’t provide for his school fees
In 2017 we met this family living in the most cramped conditions we have ever seen. 8 Children and their mother sleep between 2 tiny mud huts on the side
Ian, who was born in 2006 moved to Pavillion Village children’s home with his 2 brothers in 2017. They found themselves with no one to take care of them after
Enock Kirop’s dream is to become a journalist and he has already impressed several Kenyan news agencies with his talents. He is also passionate about working with computers and is
Diana joined the Pavilion Village Children’s home in 2016 with her sister Daisy. Diana and Daisy’s mother is very sick with a brain tumor and has been unable to take
Gathimba Edwards Foundation was set up to give kids in Kenya a chance.
With numerous projects across Kenya our aim is to help disadvantaged children get a start in life, whether it be support through shelter, clothing, education or sustainable food solutions and giving them the opportunity to not only live their lives as children but also to develop as adults. We also offer counselling and seminars on a wide range of topics for families we support.
Gathimba Edwards Foundation is a charity registered in Scotland. Charity No SC044869
Choose Gathimba Edwards Foundation (GEF) as your Charity of the Year and help us make a very real difference to children in Kenya and Aberdeenshire. Why Gathimba Edwards Foundation?
We are delighted to announce that tickets are now one table away from selling out for our third Gathimba Edwards Foundation (GEF) dinner in support of disadvantaged children in Kenya. The
In Kenya a little can go a long way. £35 per month totally covers the education of one of the children we are helping. This covers the total cost of their
Be one of the Kenya 22. Each Spring, this unique opportunity offers you the trip of a lifetime. Please read on for details of our upcoming trips and to hear what
Our annual Haddo Cross Country Races will be held on Sunday the 27th of January 2019 at Haddo House, Methlick, Ellon, AB41 7EQ. We are grateful to Red Balloon PA, Pretty
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