Accredited Charities

Grapesyard Organization

Posted by CSR Kenya on March 15, 2017 at 7:35 AM


Contact person: Charles Guda

Occupation: Programs Officer

Year Charity was established : 1999

Location : Korogocho slums in Kasarani Division and Mihango location in Njiru sub county

Mailing Address: 2395 - 00100 Nairobi

Email Address : info@grapesyardkenya.org

Telephone : 0723 64 18 87

Organization website : www.grapesyardkenya.org

Brief description: Our work is to care and support orphans and vulnerable Children (OVC) in Kenya. The organization is running the following activities:

  • Community school in Korogocho slums for the Orphans vulnerable children with 1200 children enrolled.
  • School feeding programme in Korogocho slums that serve hot lunch to 1200 children, during school days. This helps to attract and retain children for education since food is a problem to get in most households.
  • Full child education sponsorship at various at both primary and secondary education levels.
  • Children Home to cater for Orphans. The home is located in Utawala Embakasi. It has 100 children receiving shelter, food, clothing, education and mentorship support.

Vision Statement : A healthy educated child in the informal settlements and economically challenged communities
Mission Statment : To facilitate, provide and promote access to education, health and healthcare services to children in the informal settlements and economicaaly challenged commuties in Kenya.
Significant achievements

 

  • Over 1000 children have attained university and secondary education, professsional training and basic education.
  • 1200 Korogocho children are currently receiving primary and free hot lunch.
  • 300 children are on child full sponsorship program at secondary and primary school levels.
  • An orphange with 136 orphans and destitute children and thus able to get a second chance to realize their full potential.

most Imediate Needs 

 

  • Child education sponsorship
  •  Feeding and learning materials

Long term Needs

  •  Infrustructure improvements and expansion
  • Staff capacity building.

Categories: Nairobi