GEF have been monitoring the development of the COVID-19 situation over the past weeks and have taken several measures to try and keep the families we support safe and well. The purpose of this statement is to inform you about:
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 support children in Scotland with severe disabilities through our Neil Jaffrey Initiative.
Gathimba Edwards Foundation is a charity registered in Scotland. Charity No SC044869.
Quarterly quiz nights in Aberdeen; a chance to get your friends together for a bite to eat and a bit of fun while raising money for kids in Kenya and
Are you looking for your next running challenge? Think you could take on 26 miles? We will be participating the the Aberdeen Kiltwalk and taking on The Mighty Stride! Registration
GEF’s very first ladies only afternoon tea party will take place on at Hazlehead Park Cafe, Aberdeen. Change of date to be announced Tickets are £25 and all funds
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,