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Elisha Ooga – Director Welicar Educational Centre narrates what it really means to be a slum-child

Elisha Ooga – Director Welicar Educational Centre narrates what it really means to be a slum-child My name is Elisha Ooga. I was born and brought up in Kibera slum – the biggest slum in Sub-Saharan Africa. I couldn’t continue with my education in High school after my father died of severe backache as a […]

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Girl Child Education Empowerment

Success in life begins with a quality education. And yet, millions of children and youth lack the support they need to strengthen their literacy, stay on track in school, graduate from high school and find a career. One study after another has shown that educating girls is one of the most effective ways to fight […]

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Supporting Families during COVID-19 Pandemic.

As the new Corona virus spreads rapidly in African countries, a big source of concern is how it will spread and affect those that live in congested low-income areas. The pandemic is having a negative impact on people’s health and economic and social status. Most people, especially slum-dwellers had skipped a meal or slept on […]

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Impact of Gift Notifications on children, families and communities.

Gift Notification (GN) received by sponsored children brings hope and happiness to their families, the neighbourhood and the entire community in which they live. Families that benefit from gift notification always feel cared for and loved. Gift Notification is when a sponsored child receives a gift in a form of letter, money, greeting card, or […]

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