Adoption - Kennedy Owino Ochieng

Child number: 52908
Not adopted
City, quarter: Kamasengre West Gumba
State: Kenya
Mother: Maurine Achieng Otieno, birth 1987, sells fish
Father: Peter Ochieng Otieno, birth 1985, fisherman
Description of the situation: Kennedy is the fifth born in the family of six children (Sheilla 15 y.o., Deicy 13 y.o., Vera 11 y.o., Henry 10 y.o., John 2 y.o.), Kennedy is 4 years old. His father does fishing on other peoples nets while the mother deals with fish business. Family income is not enough to support school for everyone, net income is about 4500 ksh/ a month (45 euro).They live in an own three roomed mud house. The family gets water from the lake, uses firewood for cooking and solar and kerosene lamps for lighting. His mother, father and the fourth born Henry are taking HIV drugs, his sister Sheilla who has problems with her ears. Kennedy is doing well except of the occasional malaria. He really likes playing football. In 2021 he is attending kindergarten. His adoption costs 7.200 CZK/ 300 EUR per year.
Contact: Eva Elčknerová, , tel.

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.

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