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

  • 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

  • Samuel

    100%

    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

  • Godwin

    100%

    Godwin

    Kenya

    I am glad to be in Highway Academy because my parents are unable to pay for my school fees so that I can continue with my education. There is good education in Highway Academy because there are good teachers who encourage learning.

    School Year 2018

  • Stella

    100%

    Stella

    Kenya

    Stella’s father is deceased. She and and her three siblings currently live with their unemployed grandmother who cannot pay for their food and school fees. She loves all her classes and wants to be a judge one day.

    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

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