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Adoption - Sheldon Ouma Odira

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Child number: 52634
Boy,
Not adopted
City, quarter: Rusinga Island Kamasengre West (Gumba)
State: Kenya
Mother: Mercy Odira, birth 1989, sells fish
Father: Joshua Rimba, birth 1985, fishing
Guardian: -
Description of the situation: Sheldon comes from a polygamist family where his mother is the second wife of the father. In their other [step mothers] house there are four children. He is the last born in there house (Lucy born 2005, Revix born 2007 and Euphresia born 2010). The father does fishing while the mother buys and sell fish. The income they get is little to feed and also provide other basic needs in life to the family (1,000 KES). They live in their own mud house that has three rooms. They cook on fire using charcoal and take water from the lake. The use kerosene for lighting. Sheldon is doing well at present health wise. In 2018 he would like to join a nursery in Community Center Island of Hope. Adoption of this child is 2400 CZK/100 Eur per term.
Contact: Věra Fialová, vera.fialova@adopceafrika.cz, tel. +420 723 014 006

The project of remote support „Adoptions of African children - “ mediates an access to education for poor Kenyan children without pulling them out of their natural environment and community. This project has been running since 2002 and has helped more than 3500 children. The basic sponsoring fee amounts to 7200 CZK (300 EUR) a year.

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