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
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.
Humphrey was born in 1997 and lives with his mum Lucy and younger siblings Gibson, Phoeby, Ivy and Fidelis. Humphrey’s grades at school were amongst the highest we have seen. Sadly
James is a millennium baby and arrived at the Pavilion Village in 2014. His biological parents were sadly unable to look after him or afford his food and education due
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
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
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
Faith is a neighbour to the Pavilion Village children’s home in Karatina and is always close by to play with the kids. Faith and her mother both have a genetic
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
Isaiah, otherwise know as Izoh, was born in Kitale region in 1995. He comes from a large, academcally strong family but sadly his parents couldn’t provide for his school fees
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
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
“I have known Myles Edwards for a number of years and had heard about the fantastic
“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
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
Following the success of our volunteer building trips over the past 3 years, where we built 29 homes for over 124 children, we are delighted to offer you another chance to be
We are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for our third Gathimba Edwards Foundation (GEF) dinner in support of disadvantaged children in Kenya. The event, which is headline
Thanks to the generosity of so many of our supporters, we are regrettably unable to take any more donations of clothing or footwear at present. We have been unable to
Our unique Gathimba Edwards Foundation Christmas cards tells the story of 6 different children we are supporting in Kenya. At £5, each pack of 6 pays for the breakfast, lunch
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