Adoption - Wiclife Ochieng Okuku

Child number: 51733
Not adopted
City, quarter: Kisumu Rusinga
State: Kenya
Mother: Pamela Adhiambo, birth 1978, Vegetable vendor
Father: Kennedy Okuku, birth 1967, Fisherman
Guardian: -
Description of the situation: Wicliffe has three siblings, Selestines, Bruno, Felix and Rashid. They live in Rusinga which is in the rural area, they own a two room house that is made of mud walls, access water from a lake and uses firewood for their cooking. Light is provided through a kerosene lamp.His father who is a fisherman is the main sole provider and his income is very small. It depends on how much fish he is able to get and sell each day, which is very upredictable. The mother sometimes helps by selling vegetables and she also is not able to make enough.They struggle alot to survive and keep the children in school. In 2018 he started to study our boarding secondary school Island of Hope Humanist Mixed Boarding School, so he is in form 2 at the moment. He needs minimum of 4,800 Czk or 200 Eur per term.
Contact: Petra Augustová, petra.augustova@adopceafrika.cz, tel. +420 604 627 800

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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