Just to let you know... we use cookies. For more information click here
+44 (0) 1732 369303 Kisumu Children Trust - 1 Thorpe Avenue Tonbridge Kent TN10 4PW

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 […]

Read More »

“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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

12 uplifting Bible verses for your Christmas cards

‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with us).’ Matthew 1.23 (ESV) ‘The Word became a human being and, full of grace and truth, lived among us. We saw his glory, the glory which he received as the Father’s only Son.’ John 1.14 […]

Read More »

Alternative Family Care

The Alternative Family Care system is a program endorsed by the Kenyan government and managed by regional Children’s Departments.  Its focus is keeping children in or returning children to their families and natal homes.  The Government wants local communities to take greater care of the children born in to them. Clearly much work is being […]

Read More »

September 2018 Visit

Two of our trustees Mike and Katherine Dare visited the CBCH home in Kisumu in September.  It was the first time they had been for a while and so they wanted to catch up with lots of our friends, children and past children of the CBCH home whilst they were there.  They certainly packed a […]

Read More »

School shoes appeal

4 miles a day on rough stony ground there is little remaining of our children’s shoes after a year at school “New school shoes every year for every child? Why?” I asked naively. “Surely they can be handed down to the younger ones at the end of the year like we do here in the […]

Read More »