Abigael W

Despite being regularly sent home from school due to a lack of fees, Abigael’s determination to do well at school and in life is not diminished. Sadly she and her two siblings lost their mum suddenly in 2023 and are now cared for by their grandmother. Their gran told us 'I decided to support these...

Aryan

Aryan currently lives with her 6 siblings and two parents in a small broken structure. Her parents work hard when jobs are available but at most they each earn £1.50 per day. This make it impossible to afford school fees and so the children are regularly sent home from school. They often go to sleep...

Brian N

Brian and his two siblings lost their dad in 2021 due to Covid. They are cared for by their mum but it has not been easy due to her poor health. When we first met the family, they were faced with a large sum of rent arrears and despite trying to find casual jobs, their...

Esther

Esther is in Primary 4 and is determined to become a nurse so that she can help people who are unwell. She and her parents live in a very challenging environment and struggle to survive. They eat and sleep in a small room made from mud and work opportunities are scarce. Now and again her...

Kevin

Despite his young age, Kevin has had a very tough life. Following the death of his dad, his uncles behaved very badly towards Kevin, his siblings and their mum, resulting in the family having to move out. Their grandmother took them in but then sadly passed away and since then their mum has also faced...

Philomena

Philomena and her four older siblings have lived with their grandmother since they lost their mum through a tragic road accident. They all depend on their grandmother's little income from casual jobs around the village. However, this work is not a reliable source of income which means at times the family go to sleep hungry...

Samuel

Samuel enjoys going to school when he has the opportunity, but lack of fees and books hinder him from attending consistently. Samuel lives in the Turkana region of Kenya, a very harsh environment due to extreme heat and regular droughts. From a young age he has been brought up by his single father who works...

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