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.

  • Mercy

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    Mercy

    Kenya

    Mercy is from a poor, illiterate family without any source of income. Her father was physically disabled in an accident and struggles with a drug addiction. She needs help to assist her family in the future. She enjoys playing volleyball and reading novels, and wants to become an Engineer 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

  • 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

  • Leornad

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    Leornad

    Kenya

    Leornad's father passed away and he does not know where his mother is. He stays with his unemployed grandmother. He does not have a grandfather. He has one brother and one sister.

    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

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