Urgent Appeal:  Surgery for 11-year-old abuse survivor

Urgent Appeal: Surgery for 11-year-old abuse survivor

Musa’s right arm bears a reminder of an abusive past thanks to a deformity resulting from misaligned bones in his arm. He urgently needs surgery to correct this deformity and we need your help to make it happen. We really hope the world will come together to ensure a boy, who has seen so much suffering in his young life, can receive the care he needs and the knowledge that he is loved.

A week of urgent medical care for Future Stars children

A week of urgent medical care for Future Stars children

It’s been a busy week for Chaffinch and Future Stars with several children needing medical care. In Kibera, even basic healthcare can be extremely difficult to access when the choice is between medicine or a meal. Thankfully, Chaffinch supporters can make a very real difference in allowing rapid access to medical treatment. Here we tell you about four very different medical needs that have given us a varied and emotional week.

Hit-and-Run: The full story of Geoffrey’s medical care

Hit-and-Run: The full story of Geoffrey’s medical care

5 months after 10-year-old Geoffrey was knocked down in a hit-and-run, we can bring you the full story of his treatment and recovery. It’s been a long journey for a very resilient boy and it’s largely thanks to Chaffinch supporters that the smile remains on his face. After eight hospital visits, Geoffrey is thriving.

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...

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