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Saving the African urchins

Watch GBS interview with jack on the street of Ngong town

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New Faces of Ndugu Mdogo Rescue Centre

A group of smiling children play in the front yard of NduguMdogo Rescue Centre while others prepare lunch with the help of their caretakers.

The centre’s manager Jack Matika who also doubles up as the caretaker with the help of his assistant John Ng’ang’a say, the children are a “New addition to the bigger family.”

“This is a fresh team of 18 kids aged between nine and 15 years, but we take in as younger as 5 year-olds,” says Jack.

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Kivuli Boys Mark the International Day of the African Child

On the 16 of june 2014, Boys from Kivuli centre gathered at Kawangware Grounds together with other children from various institutions to mark the day of the Africa Child. The children were awash with enthusiasm as they staged various performances to the audience. Several care institutions and schools around Dagoreti participated in the event. Catch a glimpse in the video below..  

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Jack Matika Exclusive Interview on the Day of the African Child

GBS Tv a local tv channel in Kenya visited Ndugu Mdogo Rescue centre to get incites about the day of the African Child from Jack Matika the centre's project manager. Catch a glimpse in the video below.

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Oldest Koinonia Member Awarded a Doctorate in Italy

On June 23 2014 Richard Muko, the oldest member of Koinonia Kenya in term of years of membership, was awarded a Ph.D in Local Development (Development Economics) by the University of Trento (Italy).

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Street Children Day

The street children day was marked on 12th April 2014 in Kibera bringing various organizations. (Koinonia Community, Amnesty International, Pillars of Kibera, Consolation East Africa, Shofco, De-Paul Home Olympic, faith based organizations representing the various mosques and churches in Kibera) and stakeholders interested on the plight of these children. 17 primary schools of Kibera were part of the celebrations.

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Koinionia Children Celebrate International Day for Street Children

The street children day was marked on 12th April 2014 in Kibera bringing various organizations. (Koinonia Community, Amnesty International, Pillars of Kibera, Consolation East Africa, Shofco, De-Paul Home Olympic, faith based organizations representing the various mosques and churches in Kibera) and stakeholders interested on the plight of these children. 17 primary schools of Kibera were part of the celebrations.
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Ngong Archbishop Oballa Celebrates Eucarist with Anita Girls

Ngong Archbishhop made a suprise visit to Anita girls centre on 24 April 2014 to celebrate eucarist with the girls. The video link gives details

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Anita Girls Participate in Heart to Heart Run

Every year Nairobi’s Karen hospital organizes a run famously known as Heart to heart run to sensitize the public on heart complications and help raise funds to help for the people with heart problems.  This year, 14 girls from Anita Home together with hundreds of other children, all dressed in red tshirts with printing of the event, were privileged to participate in the colourful occasion held at Uhuru garden on Saturday March 29 marking the 20th year of the Heart to Heart run.

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