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VICODEC SCHOOL IN KENYA

Victory Community Development Center (VICODEC) is a school in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. U.S. Venture and the U.S. Venture/Schmidt Family Foundation partner with VICODEC & KenyaWorks to provide education, nutrition and medical care for students. Please join us in helping the children of Kenya by sponsoring their education, providing food and/or emergency assistance.

The Story of VICODEC

CHILDREN TO BE SPONSORED

  • VICODEC Profile of Katrina

    Katrina

    Age: 3 years old

    Katrina

    Age: 3 years old

    Katrina is attending baby classes at VICODEC. She enjoys playing hide and seek with her friends. Katrina, her younger sister and their mother live in a two-room home with a friend after they were evicted because of inability to pay their rent.

    They live in the Kware slums that are characterized by poor housing & sanitation, illicit brewing, prostitution and unemployment.

  • VICODEC Profile of Victoria

    Victoria

    Age: 6 years old

    Victoria

    Age: 6 years old

    Victoria attends school at a nearby primary school with the hopes to join VICODEC soon. She enjoys math and skipping rope. Victoria has 3 older siblings. The children live with their parents in a single room tin-built home with no electricity or water. All the children share a mattress on the floor.

    They live in the Kware slums that are characterized by poor housing & sanitation, illicit brewing, prostitution and unemployment.

  • VICODEC Profile of Emmanuel

    Emmanuel

    Age: 16 years old

    Emmanuel

    Age: 16 years old

    Emmanuel is attending Kibiricha Boy’s High School in Form 2. He is determined and strongly believes he will become an electrical engineer upon completing high school.

    His parents are casual laborers and they live in a rented single room tin home with his younger sister.

  • VICODEC Profile of Sarah

    Sarah

    Age: 16 years old

    Sarah

    Age: 16 years old

    Sarah is attending Bishop Linus Okok school in Form 2. Sarah’s father takes care of the church compound and the family lives at the church. She has two younger siblings.

    Sarah is one of the top ten performers in her class. She enjoys reading and dreams of becoming a doctor.

  • VICODEC Profile of Esther

    Esther

    Age: 16 years old

    Esther

    Age: 16 years old

    Esther is being raised in the Narumoro area and lives with her grandmother and two siblings. Her mother is mental health issues, and her grandmother isn’t able to work.

    Esther’s tuition will be $500 per year because she is attending Snow View Academy in class 7 which is a boarding school.

  • VICODEC Profile of Stella

    Stella

    Age: 16 years old

    Stella

    Age: 16 years old

    Stella is in Form 1 at St. Claire’s Butula Girls High School. She is the oldest of 4 children who live with their single mother. They all live in a single room house in the Kware slums.

    Stella has missed school and had to repeat a grade because of lack of funds to pay for schooling.

VICODEC Impact

HOW YOU CAN HELP

  • Sponsor a child at VICODEC

    $300 sponsors 1 child for one year at VICODEC. The sponsorship includes tuition, breakfast and lunch, school uniform, books and medical care for the student and their family.

  • Continue sponsorship in secondary school

    $500 sponsors 1 child for one year of secondary school

  • Feeding Program

    $50 feeds one child for one year

  • Emergency Funds

    Emergency funds are available to VICODEC social workers for families in crisis

Sponsor/Donate Now

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The benefits of your sponsorship allow the child to move through the African School System - directly impacting the lives of the children, their families and offering a beacon of hope to the community.