The Seed Foundation
Local program director: Founder and director Patrick Odongo.
Area Served: Kibera community Nairobi, Kenya
Mission: To transform the lives of vulnerable children of Kenya intellectually with dignity by giving them the opportunity to accesses good education.
In Nairobi, Kenya, the Seed Foundation works in the infamous Kibera slum, the largest slum in Africa and among the largest the slums in the world, which is home to an estimated 250,000 impoverished people, the majority of them children.
The program addresses the educational needs of the most vulnerable children within the communities in the slums of Kibera by offering quality education and combine it with a feeding program. Two meals are provided every day to every student to help to prevent stunting and other malnutritional-related diseases.
The Seed Foundation is in need of funding for its school to operate a feeding program which provides two meals to all roughly 200 students at the primary school each school day to meet their nutritional needs.
In addition, it is in need of funding assistance to pay school fees for promising graduates seeking to further their education at secondary school.
Poverty continues to remain a pressing issue for a significant portion of Kenya’s population. In 2022, 8.9 million Kenyans lived in extreme poverty, earning below $1.90 US dollars per day. These numbers highlight the significant challenges that millions face with...
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