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Kids4Kids

Kids4Kids, our great new project, is underway.

Borehole brings Clean Water to Hundreds

We are very excited that a bore hole 75 ft deep has now been installed which brings clean water to the villagers of Abimbo.

Education Matters

Challenge Africa believes in challenging the causes of poverty and inequality. Education is the best gift we can give to help people to help themselves.

Gender Based Violence Awareness Workshops

Volunteer Bethany Throssle and her husband Gareth, are currently running Gender Based Violence Awareness workshops in Abimbo village. Violence against women is a big problem in rural Kenya, compounded by poverty and lack of education. Bethany works for Women's Aid in...

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Occupational Therapy Keeps Samuel Moving

Samuel is a fisherman and father.  He has AIDS and now struggles to walk around. He can't fish or tend to his vegetable garden and he can't care for his children or collect clean water and food. Eddy, Challenge Africa's Kenyan Director, has trained in basic...

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Clean Water is Coming

A reliable clean water supply will mean better health, better harvests, safer births and a stronger local economy[/caption] Work on Abimbo bore hole has begun and clean water will be available to all by next year. For villagers who had no access to clean water and had...

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Tailoring Training A Great Success

When one woman is supported to achieve, her whole family is lifted out of poverty. The tailoring training project, now at Abimbo village, is already having a huge impact on lives, giving women the means to invest in the future of their families. Vulnerable women are...

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Making a difference

Nine year old Eunice Adhiambo (centre, blue top) is an orphan who lives with her grandmother, brothers and cousins (pictured). She had been suffering with recurrent Malaria until she received a mosquito net in November. Her grandmother says of the nets, “siku hizi...

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Thank you to Bloomberg

We would like to say a massive thank you to Bloomberg's, whose generous donation has funded Wagusu’s Orphan Feeding Programme for 2012. 60 children will now be able to eat a daily nutritious...

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The goats have arrived!

Our newest project has just launched and we hope to replicate the success of the poultry farms. The goats breed and produce lots of nutritious milk for the orphans. This can be drunk or sold to help pay for medicine and school equipment. Plus, the goats' manure is a...

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Abimbo team introduce Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy has been introduces by our Abimbo team to help HIV positive community members regain mobility. Samuel, a former fisherman describes how he has benefited from this additional help; 'the support and massages I get help me so much. Some mornings...

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James Hooley visits Challenge Africa

James Hooley from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office visited one of our projects and experienced first hand the work we do: “It's an amazing place. Both humbling and inspiring, I saw how Challenge Africa is actively improving the lives of 100s of people everyday....

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