What we achieved in 2016

Sponsorship for Children at Boarding and Day Schools Last year we provided 48 scholarships for secondary education at boarding and day schools for orphans and impoverished children who could not otherwise afford a secondary education. This compares with 35 scholarships the previous year. The children secure places at their chosen secondary school and Watoto Trust […]

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Beta Day Nursery

Beta Day Nursery

  Beta Day nursery is run by Hannah in her fathers back yard in a poor village on the edge of Nairobi. She teaches 30 children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years. Hannah believes in a very child centered approach to learning. She is incredibly resourceful and makes a little go a […]

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Brick Press

Brick Press

Watoto Trust has brought two brick making machines for the Kitilikini community as part of our support for the Orkonyil Project. The bricks are made out of mud and dried in the sun. They provide an alternative building material which is both sustainable, long lasting, cheap to make, transportable and which can be sold by […]

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Orkonyil

New Project

Clinging to the walls of the Great Rift Valley, the Naimina Enkiyio Forest stretches out along the top of the Loita Nguruman escarpment in southwest Kenya. The Maasai call it ‘The Forest of the Lost Child’ and believe it is sacred. They value the forest spiritually and as a source of herbal medicines and grazing […]

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Another sponsored cycle for Anne

Anne Harris who has already completed two Hayling to Holland sponsored cycle rides for the Watoto Trust is embarking on another. This year she will be cycling from Hayling to Paris. If you would like to sponsor her directly she has a Virgin Giving page Anne is taking on a bigger challenge this year, to […]

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June Updates

Its been a busy month for Watoto Trust. We started June by having a new web site designed and built. Lynette of PosAbilities has given me endless patience, inspiration, design skills and finally a fabulous new web site. Watoto Trust feel it is really important that our web site is easy to navigate and gives […]

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Trustee Visit

Visit to Kenya

I was in Kenya in December last year and was invited to visit Miriam with my family. It was an afternoon of tropical downpours and we turned off the main road into a sea of mud. A short way along this rough track was a long low building with a gate at one end. We […]

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Anne Harris Bike

Anne Harris Sponsored Bike Ride

We are extremely grateful to Anne who has done two bike rides to Holland to raise money for Watoto Trust. As a result we have been able to support Lucy’s orphan children for the past two years. Mirriam senior is the girls granny, and she is their sole carer. Mirriam’s only source of income is […]

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