Charity of the Year

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? We were first set up to give kids in Kenya a chance. With numerous projects across Kenya our aim is to help disadvantaged children get a...

Sponsor a child in Kenya

Sponsor a Child in Kenya

In Kenya when you sponsor a child, a little can go a long way. £35 per month fully supports the education of a child. Covering the cost of primary, secondary and tertiary fees, uniform, shoes, school meals, stationery, books (and sanitary towels for girls) means that the child you sponsor can attend school without fear...

Volunteering in Kenya, Africa

Kenya Adventure Trip

Each year this unique opportunity to experience Kenya offers you the trip of a lifetime. Upcoming trip dates are 15th to 21st July 2023 - with the option to then join up with our volunteer house building trip which takes place from 22nd July 2023. During the Kenyan Adventure 1 week trip, you will experience...

Build houses in Kenya volunteer

Kenya House Building Trip

Since 2014 we have built 50 homes for 212 children.  We believe that every child deserves to have a roof over their head, a comfortable bed to sleep on and a safe place of shelter in which they can also study. As part of our annual house building trip, international volunteers have been involved in...

School Sponsorship twinning program

School Child Twinning Programme

School Child Twinning Programme   We are proud to have linked over 1,000 British and Kenyan school children as part of our school child twinning programme 'Connecting Children, Creating Chances' which aims to provide the children with a better understanding and level of appreciation for what life is like for a child in the country of...

GEF Dinners

Our biennial fundraising dinners offer inspiring speakers, great food, live music, unique prizes and more. To date, they have raised at total of £141,760 which has helped us to support 500 children through education, build 50 houses, start 40 business/farming projects and run a psychosocial support. Speakers have included inspirational mountaineer Jamie Andrew, former world...

GEF Haddo Cross Country Races

The date of the next edition of our Haddo Cross Country Races is TBC due to the ongoing clear up and repairs taking place following the storm Arwyn.   2020 event Thank you very much to everyone who ran and supported our 5th GEF Haddo Cross Country races in January 2020, helping us to raise...

Fundraising

Why not register now to run, jog, walk or cycle in an event to support the Gathimba Edwards Foundation? Throughout the year we are involved in a number of local runs and can offer charity spots If our official event dates are unsuitable for you why not sign up to a different event and raise...

Wedding favours

  Congratulations on finding your happily ever after! In lieu of traditional wedding favours, perhaps you may wish to make a donation in guests honour towards our kids in Kenya. By supporting the Gathimba Edwards Foundation on your wedding day you will be helping us change lives of underprivileged children in Kenya through education, counselling,...

Donate

You can make on online donation via Total Giving here. If you would like to arrange other methods of donation please contact us. We thank you for anything you can contribute, in Kenya a little can go a very long way. Asante sana!   GIFT AID Did you know your sponsorship value could be worth...

Easy Fundraising

Easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for your favourite cause! If any of our supporters shop online at the likes of Sainsbury’s, Next, John Lewis, Expedia, eBay, Apple, ASOS or Argos, you can raise vital funds for our kids in Kenya without spending any extra money. All you have to do is...

Benevity

Are you a company who would like to take a small action that can add up to a serious social impact?   Benevity can help you through various solutions such as: Employee Workplace Giving Matching gifts programs Grant making   Some of the world’s most iconic brands rely on Benevity’s award-winning solutions to power their...

eBay

Gathimba Edwards Foundation are part of eBay for Charity! eBay for Charity can help raise funds and boost a charity’s profile with 17 million unique monthly visitors in the UK, and more than 100 million worldwide. eBay for Charity is an easy way for buyers and sellers on eBay.co.uk to support their favourite charities. Buyers...

Bag packs

Our first bag pack followed after Myles’ first visit to the Pavilion Village children’s home with Gideon in May 2013, back when the charity was just an idea.  Over £800 was raised at Sainsbury’s Garthdee in Aberdeen thanks to the amazing generosity of shoppers and our team of GEF volunteers.  This enabled us to pay...

12 Days 12 Futures

Previously in the 12 days leading up to Christmas we shared some powerful words from 12 wonderful children in the hope that we could find sponsors for them. Over the past 5 years we have seen 60 children’s lives changed as a result; before this they were out of school, struggling for food and living in...

CHRISTMAS

KIDS NOT CARDS Instead of buying Christmas cards, this year, why don’t you or your company donate the money you would have spent on buying Christmas cards and postage, and show that you care by making a donation to the Gathimba Edwards Foundation?   A donation of £11 could pay for a pair of shoes...

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