Author: Olivia

Lockdown In Kisumu

During Lockdown In Kenya we have been still been busy with giving out regular weekly food parcels to many families in need. We have also been keeping contact via our school workers and support staff with the children who are currently at home. We have been busy doing some maintenence work on the school with […]

Basketball fun

Simon Newberry School’s deputy head teacher, Austin, spends a lot of time and energy running basketball training for the secondary school pupils. Looks like fun!

September 13, 2017 Blog

Support TKWL through cake & music

If you fancy eating homemade cakes, sandwiches and scones, and you live near Liverpool, then you’ll want to go to Maghull Baptist Church’s annual clotted cream tea on Saturday 23rd September. There will also be entertainment from a ukulele group! A few weeks later, on Friday 20th October, DC3 Church in Diss, Norfolk, is hosting a […]

September 3, 2017 Uncategorized

Transforming communities

TKWL has joined forces with Links International, to launch a micro-enterprise development in the slums of Manyatta. Since the launch of the project at the end of 2016, a number of the parents of Simon Newberry School have been given the tools and resources to start up their own micro-enterprise or small business. One parent, Mary, used the loan to re-start […]

July 30, 2017 Blog

Meet Washington Odera

Washington Odera, TKWL’s Project Manager, manages a team of 27 staff, TKWL’s finances, and strategic and development plans. He also makes sure that TKWL complies with all government regulations, and heads the student mentoring programme, among many other responsibilities. “After completing high school my parents wanted to send me to college, but with low incomes […]

July 17, 2017 Uncategorized

Learning, Loving, Living

Some of the children have been busy taking part in PE classes; learning, loving and living!  

May 28, 2017 Blog

A big thank you

A very generous donor from the UK has given £11,905 to fund a borehole for our school site. The wells we have on site dry up in the dry season whereas the borehole, which goes much deeper, will supply water in all seasons. We hope the supply will not only suffice for the school but […]

April 20, 2017 Blog

Motivating, guiding and assisting young people

In April 2016, TKWL’s Project Manager, Washington Odera, established a mentoring programme to support young people and encourage their personal growth and development. Issues addressed by the programme include peer pressure, substance abuse, sexuality, child abuse and family violence, nutrition and health care, faith and religion, time management, and careers advice. The mentors are helping build a relationship […]

December 19, 2016 Blog

Christmas fun

Thank you very much to all those who donated money for the TKWL Christmas party. Every sponsored child received a voucher to spend at a local shop and they also enjoyed lots of games, dancing and yummy food. Thank you!

December 18, 2016 Blog

Finance report

The Trustees have filed the Charity’s 2015 Year Annual Report & Financial Statements with the Charity Commission, as they are legally required to do. The full document is available for public viewing on the Charity Commission website but we can arrange for you to have a paper copy at a nominal cost or a free […]

December 13, 2016 Blog
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