Wema Children's Centre

Field Partner

Wema provides support to Highway Academy, a high-performing primary and secondary school in rural Western Kenya. Highway Academy regularly places in the top 100 among over 20,000 schools in the county for academic performance. The School Fund provides scholarships for underprivileged students in the local community to attend this school.

Location:
Kenya
Partner Type:
Population served:
Orphans and vulnerable children in rural Kenya
Student selection criteria:
Need
Services provided:
Boarding, basic medical care, computer center, meals, access to clean water.
TSF student promotion rate:
2015 - 100%
2014 - 100%
2013 - 91%
2012 - 100%

Wema Children's Centre is raising money for 56 students' school expenses. 56 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Branham

    100%

    Branham

    Kenya

    Branham’s family is very poor. His parents have no source of income and cannot afford his high school education. Branham loves History and English and hopes to become a lawyer.

    School Year 2017

  • Jacob

    100%

    Jacob

    Kenya

    Jacob lost his mother when he was three years old. He was taken care of by his elder sister, who married thereafter and left him with his ailing father. Shortly after, his father died in 2011 and he now lives with his brother who works as a peasant. He loves to read all kinds of books and hopes to become a surgeon someday.

    School Year 2018

  • Davis

    100%

    Davis

    Kenya

    Davis lives with his 8 siblings and unemployed parents. He enjoys math and science and wants to become doctor someday.

    School Year 2018

  • Favour

    100%

    Favour

    Kenya

    She has two sets of grandparents who she stays with. The family is very poor. She also has four sisters.

    School Year 2018

  • Dennis

    100%

    Dennis

    Kenya

    Unlike many other Wema students, Denis has both parents. Unfortunately, neither has the income to feed or educate his 8 siblings and him. Dennis is a bright boy, and with assistance he can be a great help to his family. He wants to become a surgeon someday

    School Year 2018

  • Sheilla

    100%

    Sheilla

    Kenya

    Sheilla’s father passed away and she does not know where her mother is. She and her three siblings live with her unemployed grandmother. She loves reading books and wants to be a journalist one day.

    School Year 2018

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