Adoption - Emerson Okinyi Ochieng

Child number: 52289
Boy, 13 years
Child from Island of Hope
Emerson Okinyi Ochieng has been in adoption programme since year 2014 and he goes to school Island of Hope Humanist School.
City, quarter: Rusinga Island Kamasengre East [Kamayoge]
State: Kenya
Mother: Pamella Anyango Ochieng, birth 1988, Fish monger
Father: Tom Ochieng Ombogo, birth 1973, Fishing
Description of the situation: Emerson Okinyi Ochieng was born in 2011 as the last born in the family of five children. The father is fisherman while the mother is a fish monger. The income the parents get is very little to buy food and also pay for school fees to the children. The average family income is 2500 KES (approximately 22 EUR) per month. The family lives in a single roomed grass thatched house, uses firewood for cooking, kerosene lamp for lighting and gets water from the lake. The boy is healthy. In 2023 the boy is in his fifth year at Island of Hope School. He needs support of 2400 Czk/100 EUR/term.
Contact: Hana Malenová, , tel. +420777469743

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.

You can also provide the adoptive children by health insurance, that covers any medical treatment the child needs during 1 year.

Adoption Friend Club forms an integral part of this project, and enables to support education of Kenyan children by one-time contribution anytime during the year.

In case you already are an “adoptive parent”, here you will find complementary information and references for adoptive parents about the whole adoption process.

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