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

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”

Nickson lives in Kibera with his parents.  Both of his parents are casual workers, in common with many within the slum.  They can sometimes go many weeks without earning enough to cover even the basics needed for the family. There is certainly nothing left to provide for his education. 

Nickson joined Future Stars in January 2017 to access a free education and the centre’s feeding programme.  He has a strong interest in the Christian religion and is enjoying his religious studies lessons.  He has expressed a desire to be a pastor in the future – an unusual aspiration for such a small child.  With the help of a sponsor, perhaps he can achieve what he feels is his path in life.  He desperately needs a sponsor who believes in his potential and can help to shape his childhood from this early stage.

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…

COVID-19 response: “Soap Appeal”

COVID-19 response: “Soap Appeal”

All over the world, lives are changing due to the spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19. Kibera has not been spared. In a place where quarantine and social distancing is impossible, and where people face a choice between risking working or starving, this...

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COVID-19 response: “Soap Appeal”

COVID-19 response: “Soap Appeal”

All over the world, lives are changing due to the spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19. Kibera has not been spared. In a place where quarantine and social distancing is impossible, and where people face a choice between risking working or starving, this...

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