Adoption - John Terry Onyango

Child number: 53042
Boy, 6 years
Child from Island of Hope
John Terry Onyango has been in adoption programme since year 2024 and he goes to school Island of Hope Humanist School.
City, quarter: Kamasengre West Gumba
State: Kenya
Mother: Lydia Achola, birth 1995, sells fish
Father: Dericks Onyango Oulo, birth 1993, fisherman
Description of the situation: John was born in February of 2018 and is the youngest of two, his older brother is Tonny (2009). Their father is a fisherman, and their mother sells fish for a living. Together, along with another child that needed a home, they live in a mud house that has 3 rooms. The family’s net income is 4,200 KSH (42 EUR) per month. They use fire and charcoal for cooking and get their water from the lake nearby. For lighting they use solar lighting and kerosene lamps. John enjoys dancing and football. As well as drawing and reciting poems. Healthwise, John only struggles with a case of malaria on occasion. In 2023 John should join kindergarten in the Island of Hope but he needs support of 2.400 CZK/ 100 EUR per school term (7.200 CZK/ 300 EUR per year). Will you help John’s family send him to school?
Contact: Daniela Jurkechová, , tel. +421 904 585 412

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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