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.

  • Bramuel

    100%

    Bramuel

    Kenya

    Bramuel stays with a poor grandmother who cannot afford his education or sustain his needs. He loves his math and physics courses and hopes to become an engineer.

    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

  • Everngeline

    100%

    Everngeline

    Kenya

    Everngeline’s father abandoned his family and her mother is jobless. Therefore, she stays with her grandmother who cannot afford her high school education. She enjoys her biology and chemistry classes and hopes to become a neurosurgeon.

    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

  • Quelington

    100%

    Quelington

    Kenya

    Quelington comes from a poverty stricken family. His family stays in a slum and cannot afford anything. He enjoys chemistry and computer courses and hopes to become a computer engineer.

    School Year 2018

  • 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

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