Ascar & Emmanuel are generally very happy children, Ascar especially never stops smiling, even in the face of challenges. When we met them they had both dropped out of school
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Christmas is a time for giving and sharing and over the years Secret Santa has become a popular way of exchanging presents within families, groups of friends or colleagues. All
Do you run your own crafts stall? * APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN * We would like to talk to small local sellers of arts and crafts who would be interested
Quarterly quiz nights coming to Aberdeen in 2020. A chance to get your friends together for a bite to eat and a bit of fun while raising money for kids
Our 5th annual GEF Cross Country Races at Haddo House will take place in January 2020. More information coming soon! To allow us to cover the running costs of this
Are you looking for your next running challenge? Think you could take on 26 miles? On the 7th of June 2020 we will be participating the the Aberdeen Kiltwalk and
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?