Mary Wachira was sadly paralysed as a result of meningitis at the age of 2 weeks old and also suffers from cerebral palsy. There was not the necessary medical care
Some of the boys from Iten with their new friends. Our aim is to provide children in Kenya with the opportunities and support that so many of us are inclined to take
Titus is one of the children who regularly comes to Gathimba Edwards headquarters in Iten to play Temple Run and watch movies.
Neema Ekele was born in 2007 and would like to be a lawyer when she grows up.
Enock Kirop’s dream is to become a journalist and he has already impressed several Kenyan news agencies with his talents at school. He is also passionate about working with computers.
Kevin Ekele was born in 2002. When we first met Kevin in 2012 he was rarely in school due to lack of fees, eating 1 meal per day and wearing
We are proud to have been supporting Victor Kipsang since our first trip to Kenya in 2011, long before GEF was formed. Due to a lack of tuition fees, he is several
Eliud, better known as Wiz was born in 1995 and is one of the older boys to have grown up at the Pavilion Village children’s home in Karatina.
We first saw Judy hopping around with a broken foot during a visit to the Chaka Youth Football Project in 2013.
This is Catherine and her ambition is to one day become a pilot.
This is Dan. He was born in Iten in the year 2000 and is a lover of football – in particular Manchester City. Dan’s ambition is to become an engineer when he is older.
This is Humphrey. Born in 1997, Humphrey lives with his mum and younger siblings Gibson, Phoeby, Ivy and Fidelis. Humphrey’s school grades are amongst the highest we have seen but sadly
Jason came to Kenya with us in March 2015 on our first trip and was
“I joined GEF in Kenya as a volunteer for six months in 2017, which was
Paul’s nephew, Simon, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly last year. Not only was Simon a
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
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