Children in Crisis: an appeal for support

Children in Crisis: an appeal for support

A sudden surge in admissions of children in crisis has stretched accommodation to the limit. We need your help to ensure vulnerable children have a safe and comfortable place to sleep. Amongst the new residents are those impacted by the economic consequences of covid-19, a girl fleeing abuse, and victims of a house fire. The sanctuary offered at Future Stars is vital at times of crisis but, without enough beds, the situation is less than ideal.

Emergency Appeal: ‘hit-and-run’ update

Emergency Appeal: ‘hit-and-run’ update

After being hit by a car whilst walking along the road yesterday, Geoffry has spent the night in hospital. This morning, he was seen by the doctor and the dentist to formulate a treatment plan, although it wasn’t without its challenges.

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...
Textbook crisis for Future Stars lower primary

Textbook crisis for Future Stars lower primary

In January 2019, the Kenyan government introduced a new curriculum for lower primary. Without textbooks to cover the new syllabus, teachers are struggling to plan appropriate lessons and the children are missing out. We need your help.

Violet’s accident appeal: the full story

Violet’s accident appeal: the full story

On October 31st, 2018, little Violet Yunike was knocked down by a motorcycle as she walked to school. By the end of the day an appeal had been launched and Chaffinch supporters were coming forward to help with the costs of her medical care. 12 days later we can bring you (almost) the full story…

Appeal: a serious accident for 6-year-old Violet

Appeal: a serious accident for 6-year-old Violet

Whilst walking to school at Future Stars this morning, Violet Eunike was struck by a motorcycle. She sustained a significant head injury and was admitted to the hospital. But the medical fees are out of reach for her frightened mother…

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