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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

Christmas in Kenya

On 9th December, TKWL will be holding a Christmas party for all of our sponsored children – over 250! For many of the children, attending a party is a very rare treat. We also like to buy each child a useful gift. Could you help us with a £5 or a £10 donation? If you […]

November 14, 2016 Blog

Fantastic fundraisers

A big thanks to Maghull Baptist Church for raising £3,200 on 17th September for TKWL through their annual cream tea! A band night held in aid of TKWL at DC3 in Diss on 14th October raised over £1,500! Thank you to Tyger, Cabral and The Signs for a brilliant evening, and thank you to everyone who […]

October 23, 2016 Blog

Learning English

At Simon Newberry School in Kisumu, the children are taught English from the age of three when they start nursery. This short video clip shows the ‘middle’ nursery class (four year olds), with their teacher Celestine, practising their English by singing a song about mangoes! “Shake, shake the mango tree. Mango green and yellow. One […]

October 11, 2016 Blog

Having fun

Two of our TKWL Trustees recently visited our school in Kisumu and sent a great little video of some of the children from the lower school. Three classes of children had organised themselves to play this game, which the teacher then joined in! This game followed their mid-morning porridge that every child receives as a […]

September 15, 2016 Blog
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