The name of the orphanage is St. Dorcas Educational centre which was started in the year 2005. It has a home and school with 47 in residential and 79 in the outreach program.
The centre receives $520 (Ksh 37,000) monthly from Lift the children and other support from well wishers
It is located in WAITHAKA, Daggoretti constituency Nairobi.
It is in the surrounding of two Slums kawangware and kabiria where most of the families are not able to afford even two meals a day or take their children to school. The centre has brought positive impact and community appreciate.
Jacinta Ndura Thaimuta, is the director at this centre.
The Current Centre
The facility has 11 classrooms, 2 dormitories, 32 beds, 2 offices, 1 storage room, 1 kitchen, 12 staff members.
Source of their Funding
Their main source of funding comes from well wishers, local churches, guardians of the children, and from Lift the Children Foundation.
Areas of Endeavor
Their programs offer education, vocational training, feeding programs, shelter, guidance and counseling, basic needs and religious program.
They need funds to help them expand the number of classrooms in their facility, build more dormitories, get more beds and bedding material, purchase healthy food and teaching materials, and pay staff wages.