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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

TKWL fundraising gig

On Friday the 14th October DC3 Church in Diss, Norfolk, is hosting a gig night for TKWL. There will be three performances: two amazing bands, The Signs and Cabras; as well as the brilliant solo artist, Tyger. Tickets are £5 and these can be pre-booked or purchased on the door. Come along for a dance, a drink and an all-round […]

September 5, 2016 Blog

Grab a cream tea for TKWL

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 17th September. There will also be a kids corner and entertainment from a ukulele group too! If you’d like more information, please contact us.

August 21, 2016 Blog

Exam Success!

At the end of 2015 the first year of students from TKWL’s Simon Newberry Primary school took their final exams (Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE) which determined whether they progressed onto high school or vocational training. The results were excellent, with 2/3 of students getting an overall grade of over 60%; half of those got […]

March 17, 2016 Blog
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