|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 : [email protected]
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.
- 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.