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 79 students' school expenses. 79 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Sharon

    100%

    Sharon

    Kenya

    Sharon’s parents were unable to take care of her and her siblings so they left them in the care of old grandparents who are not able to sustain their needs and education. Sharon needs financial assistance to continue her education. She loves mathematics and chemistry and hopes to become a doctor.

    School Year 2019

  • Lilian

    100%

    Lilian

    Kenya

    Lilian’s family is very poor. They cannot afford their basic needs, and they have no source of income. Lilian needs support to complete high school, which will enable her to help her family. Lilian enjoys studying business and math, and she hopes to become an accountant.

    School Year 2018

  • Ivonne

    100%

    Ivonne

    Kenya

    Ivonne lives alone with her grandmother, who is very poor. They do not know what happened to her mother. Ivonne loves social and religious studies and hopes to become a judge someday.

    School Year 2019

  • 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

  • Fednand

    100%

    Fednand

    Kenya

    Fednand’s family is very poor and they cannot afford two meals per day. They have no source of income. He needs support in order to complete his education and help his family. Fednand loves physics and math courses and hopes to become a civil engineer.

    School Year 2018

  • Nelima

    100%

    Nelima

    Kenya

    Nelma has a very large family who stay with different family members. Her mother is the primary breadwinner despite suffering from some form of untreated mental heath challange. Nelma is happy with the company she has at Wema but sometimes is sad thinking about the challanges her family faces. She wishes to study law. When she becomes a lawyer she hopes to relieve her mother of the burden she undergoes holding her family together and perhaps take her to the hospital. "I thank Wema for giving me the chance to study hard and help my family out of the financial problems we experience." -Sarah Nelima.

    School Year 2019

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