These first pictures are from the Good Neighbours project in Theta – a very poor community North of Nairobi. Good Neighbours is both the church and the Grassroots Partner organisation that runs the child sponsorship scheme in the community. They also run Judah Excellence Primary School where many of the children learn. Each morning, during […]
The school (where the majority of the children Grassroots sponsors in Theta, Kenya go) has had to change its name. In the process of filling in new registration papers it was discovered that another school has bagged the name El Shaddai Primary School. So this has given them an excuse to update their name just […]
Our friends the Buda Buda Boys (motorcycle taxi drivers) in Theta Kenya have employed an engineer and are rebuilding the bridge over the river (which reconnects the village with the main highway). Amazing to watch. These guys are a key part of the community where Grassroots partners with Good Neighbours church to sponsor children and […]
For supporters of Good Neighbours Church and El Shaddai School it will come as a big surprise that they are in Juda! We have known for years that they were in a little village called Theta. So what happened? The church leaders and village/town leaders got together and discussed the fact that Theta had to […]
Stuart put this together with our friends in Kenya during the visit there in June 2015. He says: “You may enjoy this short audio and stills presentation. It’s a poem written by teachers in the school we work with, and read by one of the kids. We think it’s pretty awesome, even more so when […]
Sharon, Dave, Stuart, Matt and Andy are in Theta this week with George and Grace. George is the pastor of Good Neighbours Church and Grace heads up the leadership team of El Shaddai Primary School. Grassroots sponsors the poorest (most of the) children in the school. www.grassroots.org.uk/kenya. The team will also visit Watu wa Maana […]
Grace & George and the team at El Shaddai Primary School (in Theta, Kenya) are thriled with their new toliet block, hand washing tap and concrete floors. The work has gone on over the last few weeks and here are the photos!
December is time for the Christmas Party at Good Neighbours in Theta. It is also a chance to get the El Shaddai Primary School buildings up to standard. Thanks to an amazing gift from a UK charity called Better Life Africa which Grassroots was given for the exclusive use of improving El Shaddai School’s buildings […]