Adoption - Lenox Jared Otieno

Child number: 52630
Lenox Jared Otieno has been in adoption programme since year 2017 and he is going to school Island of Hope Humanist School.
City, quarter: Rusinga Island Rusinga West (Luanda)
State: Kenya
Mother: Benter Akinyi, birth 1987, sells mandazi
Father: Wycklife Okomo, birth 1982, fishing
Guardian: -
Description of the situation: Lenox is the last born in the family of two children (sister Macrine born 2007), the mother sells mandazi along the roadside while the father does fishing on other peoples net. The income the father gets from fishing is very little to provide for the basic needs in life to the family - 4,100 KES per month. The family lives in their own mud house that has three rooms. Thy cook on fire using chacoal and take the water from the lake. They use kerosene and solar energy for lighting. Lenox is doing fine except of the occasional malaria. 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: Markéta Zlá, marketa.zla@adopceafrika.cz, tel. +420 724 918 470

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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