CURRENT PROJECTS AND SUPPORT

This is not some big organisation!

This is just myself and my wife.
For many years we have tried to do the best we can to help these poor people. 

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How fortunate are we?

Here we are, enjoying the benefits of comfortable homes, good food, and luxuries such as computers and the internet, and not the least, good education for our children. Not everyone in the world is so fortunate. We've all seen examples on the television, and at times, it brings a lump to our throats and tears to our eyes. What happens there in third world countries when the TV crews have gone home, and we get on with our lives? Those people we have seen stay there, and get on with their lives too.

A small donation can make a huge difference, especially if that donation is made direct and not soaked up by high administrative costs. We believe in taking money direct to where it matters and spending it where it matters. Many thanks for your support!

Rod Neep

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PAST SUCCESSES

  • THE 2007 PROJECTS

SPONSORING ORPHANS TO SECONDARY SCHOOL

Making a huge difference to the lives of some orphan children. An on-going project.

Sponsor orphans in Kenya

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The last year has been a difficult since my heart attack in December 2013. But that doesn't mean that we have stopped supporting the community in Kenya! It has meant that I haven't made a visit since then, but we are in regular contact with people in the community, and with the sponsored kids too.

There is one angel of a lady who has adopted some street orphans, whose meagre mud hut was destroyed in a storm. We have already provided some money to get her home habitable again, and have also extended her house and provided a few more facilities.

Support for the kids to attend secondary school has been ongoing, and we have even helped with fees for a couple of them to attend teacher training college after they left school. That will be ongoing.

One particular success story comes from the very first girl that we sponsored to attend secondary school. She now lives in Dubai where she has a good job and is happily succeeding in life. She is in regular contact with us through emails and facebook.

So where does the money come from? Well, I am now retired and don't have an income any longer, but as an "extended hobby" I make hand crafted pens and classy shaving brushes, and the profits from that go into my "Kenya Fund". We also have a few donations from kind people too.

THE NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL AT ALARA

We opened our new Primary School at Alara in August 2009. We still need help with resources for the school

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SEWING AND DRESSMAKING TRAINING FOR GIRLS

Providing work based training for girls to give hope for the future.
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THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

A taste of the local community in and around Kiboswa, near Kisumu.

Kiboswa, near Kisumu, Kenya

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WHAT NEXT?

Most aid organisations have projects that are organised in the western world, and that's the way that it has always been done. Well, we don't believe in just throwing money into a black hole, where much of it is soaked up by corruption. History has shown us that doesn't make a big difference in reality. Africa is still the same. We believe that projects need to be owned and organised by the local people.We like to assist the community to genuinely help themselves. To help them set up projects that are sustainable. All they need is a start. We can't help the whole of Africa, or the whole of Kenya, but we can, and do, make a huge difference to one local community!

 

ONACAR

ONSONGO ARTISANS and CARVERS
SELF HELP GROUP

Helping a village community to help themselves by producing cards and carvings in soapstone.

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DAGO KOKORE
PRIMARY SCHOOL

We began assisting Dago Kokore School in 2002. This is an on-going project

Dago Kokore Primary School, Kisumu, Kenya

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Our Kenya Chiildren Sponsorship
Rod & Gay Neep
51 St. Whites Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire GL14 3DF, England

email: info@helpkenyakids.org

Phone: +44 (0)1594 826633