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. 2 have have been fully funded so far.

  • 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

  • Sheilla

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    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

  • Juliet

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    Juliet

    Kenya

    She stays with her grandparents, who live in poverty.

    School Year 2018

  • Favour

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    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

  • Godwin

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    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

  • 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

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