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Kenya in the pandemic outbreak As the Coronavirus spreads across the world, it is particularly concerning for countries like Kenya who cannot possibly be prepared for such a pandemic. Kenya reacted relatively quickly to the outbreak as cases arrived in the country.  The government closed their borders to international arrivals, something which has kept numbers […]

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What we can learn from Kenyan healthcare

It is an odd title to consider here in the UK when we think of the challenges facing Kenyan healthcare where over 50% of doctors born and trained in Kenya work abroad. Most Kenyan counties have fewer than 1 doctor to 10,000 people and 80% of Kenyans don’t have any access to healthcare insurance and […]

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Secondary Education in Kenya is changing

These children are off to secondary school; no longer a dream for the destitute but an opportunity open to every child.     There have been some very exciting developments at National Government level regarding education in the last year. The Education Cabinet Secretary, George Magoha, has been very vocal about the initiative which has […]

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The KCPE 2019 exam results are published!

Following all the hard work, not just by our children studying for their exams but also our staff supporting them tirelessly with homework and extra support where needed, the results of the 2019 KCPE exams are in. We have results for 14 CBCH children, those that board full time and those that still live with […]

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The 2019 exhibition season!

This year has been a very busy one for us at Kisumu Children, not just because of all the goings on in Kisumu itself of which there are many exciting developments (please do signup for our newsletter if you would like to hear all about those). But for us here in the UK, we have […]

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The Power of Volunteering

Volunteering has never been so important as it is today. Not only because of the desperate need in this world from so many areas, whether it be human, animal or environmental but because volunteering builds people up and helps to develop us as human beings. As a volunteer, I completely fell in love with the […]

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Earning a living as a Kenyan woman

It is clear that the job market for women across Kenya is clearly a very different prospect for them than it is for men. I am aware of this, not only through first hand observation, but also from the heat of African debates I have witnessed through media channels tackling the subject. Gender equality in […]

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“The Canterbury Trails” – Sponsored Walk

Canterbury countryside walk Pub lunch en-route June 29th Meet at 10am (meet at Canterbury Cathedral) IN AID OF CLOTHES, SHOES AND FOOD FOR 10 NEW CHILDREN FOUND IN EXTREME POVERTY Click here to sponsor >> Join us on our sponsored walk to simply raise money for food and clothes for 10 very poor children who […]

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How long do you sponsor a child for?

You would normally sponsor a child until they are 18 years old. Many of our sponsors like to keep in touch beyond that age and in to adulthood which is absolutely fine if you would like to do that. We encourage a long term relationship because it is great for you and for the child […]

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Working and Earning in Kisumu

For any child leaving home, it is a challenging world to find a job when you have just qualified and have no commercial experience. When the  children at CBCH leave home they have the added difficulty that jobs are very scarce in Kisumu and any job they are qualified for will have immense amounts of […]

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