GEF have taken several measures to try and keep the families we support safe and well during the COVID-19 crisis. The purpose of this statement is to inform you about:
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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
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
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
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Gathimba Edwards Foundation aims to provide as many Kenyan children as possible with the opportunity of a bright future.
We do this through:
• Supporting school, college & university fees
• Supplying school uniforms, books and shoes
• Hosting educational seminars
• Building houses or improving existing homes
• Supporting families to grow their own food
• Enabling families to start their own businesses
We also support children in Scotland with severe disabilities via the Neil Jaffrey Initiative.
Gathimba Edwards Foundation is a charity registered in Scotland. Charity No SC044869.
We see our GEF Globe Run series as as a way for runners/walkers from all over the world to unite during the COVID-19 crisis.
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?
Our third GEF dinner took place on Saturday 16th February 2019 at Ardoe House Hotel, Aberdeen. The event which was headline sponsored by Phil Anderson Financial Services Ltd raised a GEF
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 cost of their primary,
Each April, this unique opportunity offers you the trip of a lifetime. ”This life changing trip gives you the opportunity to see the real Kenya. It is filled with unique
Since 2014 we have built 39 homes for 178 children. More than half of these homes have been built by volunteers from all over the world as part of our