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Orkonyil Project

Orkonyil is a small project helping the Masai in a very remote part of Kenya on the edge of the Rift Valley. They are protectors of the sacred Forest of the Lost Child. Outside pressures of illegal logging, poaching, influx of outsiders to the area and erosion of their traditional values is putting unsustainable pressures […]

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More about who we have supported in 2017

BETA Day nursery BETA Day nursery is a small nursery school in the slums of Dagoretti near Nairobi. There are 30 children between 6 months and 6 years. Hannah Njoroge who set up the nursery is amazingly innovative, educating these children to a high standard with minimal resources. Watoto Trust has provided funds to give […]

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2017 News!!

What we have achieved this year Sponsorship for Children at Boarding and Day Schools Watoto Trust continues to provide scholarships for secondary education at boarding and day schools for orphans and impoverished children who could not otherwise afford a secondary education. We funded 45 boys and girls through school last year and two girls through […]

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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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