Sponsor a Child
Kisima’s director reports that once the children know they have a sponsor they hold their heads higher, have a spring in their step, and show a renewed dedication to their schoolwork. Sponsor a child for $300 per year. Younger students require two sponsors for full support while older students need at least three. The cost of books and exams during their last two years is quite high. Sponsor a teacher for $400 per year. Each teacher needs four sponsors for full support. When you choose or are assigned a child it would be great to write a letter to introduce yourself and include a photo. The kids LOVE to receive photos. Please do not send packages because they may not arrive. The address to send letters and photos is Kisima Academy, P.O. Box 74, Postal Code 50211, Naitiri, Kenya.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
March 15, 2011 Solar lighting!
Many, many thanks go to the Rotary Club of Vienna, Virginia, and to John Calvin Presbyterian Church in Annandale, Virginia, for donating the money for solar lighting. Kisima is so rural that it's off the grid. Lighting was previously provided by an unreliable generator when it was working or kerosene lamps when it wasn't. The children are so excited to have reliable lighting with the flip of a switch.