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Adoption - Lucy Anyango Okongo

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Child number: 51685
Girl,
Not adopted
City, quarter: Kisumu Rusinga Island
State: Kenya
Mother: Elizabeth Achieng, birth 1985, sells fish
Father: -, project coordinator
Description of the situation: Lucy comes from apolygamous family where her mother is the second born of her father,in their house they are two children where she is the first born and now in class 4,her sister is in middle class.In the other house there are nine children.The mother sells fish while the father runs a project.Apart from Lucy,her sister and the cousins,their parents also lives with more than ten children who are total orphans.They lives in a five roomed permanent house,they fetches water from the lake,uses both firewood and charcoal for cooking. In 2022, she should be in year 3 at high school Island of Hope Humanist Mixed Boarding School. The adoption is for 5,600 CZK/220 Eur per term.
Contact: Lucie Valtová, , tel. +420 607 861 547

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. School fees at primary school are CZK 7200 (€300) / year, and at secondary school, college and orphanage are CZK 16800 (€660). The payment can also be broken down into multiple instalments.

Section of detailed information provides an overview of how this projects works. In case you have already chosen a child from our database, you can also find here all the steps to be taken in order to adopt a child remotely.

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