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. 7 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Sheilla

    24%

    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

  • Diana

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    Diana

    Kenya

    Diana’s father works as a peasant and lacks the income to support the very large family. Wema Children’s Centre provides schooling for Diana and her siblings. She loves to sing and hopes to become a lawyer someday.

    School Year 2018

  • Florence

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    Florence

    Kenya

    Florence’s mother is unemployed and homeless. She lives in the town’s market and is unable to provide for her daughter’s education. Florence works hard in school and wants to become a doctor someday.

    School Year 2018

  • Samuel

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    Samuel

    Kenya

    Samuel’s father died in a road accident when he was very young. His mother remarried and moved away, and now lives with HIV/AIDS. Samuel lives with his grandmother, who cannot afford his school fees. Samuel enjoys his science and English classes, and wants to become a doctor one day.

    School Year 2018

  • Davis

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    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

  • Ambrose

    0%

    Ambrose

    Kenya

    Father and mother died, and he stays with his grandfather. He has one sister and one brother

    School Year 2018

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