Registered Charity 1173464 (England & Wales)

DID YOU KNOW? Chaffinch is run 100% by volunteers, so more of your money is used ‘on the ground’ in Kibera!

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Food, Shelter, Education.

These are three things we think no child should be without. Yet for many within the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, they are not guaranteed. Chaffinch works with Future Stars Development Centre to support some of the most vulnerable children of the slum.

Take a look around our website to find out more about who we are, what we do, and how you can get involved.

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“I need a sponsor”

Brighton lives with his mother and older sister in a one-room home in Kibera. Brighton’s mother is HIV+ and this causes significant difficulties for the family. Without medication, she is often too sick to work but, if she buys the medication, there is little money remaining for food.

Brighton was unable to attend school as it was impossible to afford the fees. On hearing of the family’s circumstances, Brighton was offered a place at the Future Stars school. As a result of the late start to his education, he is significantly behind other children of his age. He also struggles to concentrate on his lessons at times but is beginning to benefit from the structure of school. He is a bubbly, affectionate child who always has a smile for everyone.

Child Sponsorship: find out more…

Food, Shelter, Education.

These are three things we think no child should be without. Yet for many within the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, they are not guaranteed. Chaffinch works with Future Stars Development and Rescue Centre to support some of the most vulnerable children of the slum.

Take a look around our website to find out more about who we are, what we do, and how you can get involved.

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“I need a sponsor”

Sasha Mbone lives with her mother and sister in a small room in Kibera. In January 2019, Sasha was admitted to the playgroup at Future Stars. Sasha’s mother works hard to support the family but the money doesn’t go far.
4-year-old Sasha is in desperate need of a sponsor to ensure she can stay in education, have enough to eat, and enjoy the childhood that every child deserves.

Child Sponsorship: find out more…

More Christmas celebrations with a special day out

More Christmas celebrations with a special day out

December 26th saw the Christmas celebrations continue, for some of the Future Stars children, with a trip to Karura Forest for a picnic, nature walk, and lots of playtime. For these children, it was a very rare excursion out of the slum: providing new experiences and building plenty of great memories. Come and see what they got up to…

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Christmas Day 2020 at Future Stars, Kibera

Christmas Day 2020 at Future Stars, Kibera

Happy Christmas! The children of Future Stars enjoyed a wonderful day of celebration with good food, music and dancing. Whilst plans were for 50 children to attend for the party, increased need within Kibera resulted in some last-minute adaptations. Much fun was definitely had by all and we have the photos and videos to prove it!

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Grade 4 National Exams – how are they doing?

Grade 4 National Exams – how are they doing?

The results are in for Grade 4! The pupils sat examinations at the end of October, set by the Ministry of Education, to help teachers, pupils, and caregivers understand how the extended school closures have impacted on the children’s education and to establish what still needs to be taught for them to graduate Grade 4. See how they did…

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More Christmas celebrations with a special day out

More Christmas celebrations with a special day out

December 26th saw the Christmas celebrations continue, for some of the Future Stars children, with a trip to Karura Forest for a picnic, nature walk, and lots of playtime. For these children, it was a very rare excursion out of the slum: providing new experiences and building plenty of great memories. Come and see what they got up to…

read more
Christmas Day 2020 at Future Stars, Kibera

Christmas Day 2020 at Future Stars, Kibera

Happy Christmas! The children of Future Stars enjoyed a wonderful day of celebration with good food, music and dancing. Whilst plans were for 50 children to attend for the party, increased need within Kibera resulted in some last-minute adaptations. Much fun was definitely had by all and we have the photos and videos to prove it!

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