St Monica’s School


The location:

St Monica’s School is located in Kibera, Kenya. Kibera is Africa’s largest slum housing 100,000 orphaned children who do not receive basic food or education.


Kibera map

The history:

The school was founded in 2004 by Margaret Atieno, a local woman dedicating her time to support children in the local community. Margaret set up a nursery school in order to educate local underprivileged children who could not afford state school. There was no government body assisting the school in funding.

The school:

The school educates 90 children aged 3-11 years, many of which are living with HIV/AIDS, orphans, and others from poor families. The school consists of three classrooms, a kitchen, two toilets and an office. The school has one qualified teacher and two trainee teachers.

The support:

Nia Children’s Foundation supported St Monica’s with food supplies from April 2009 until June 2013.

St Monica’s is also supported by the Volunteers Foundation.

Your £5 can help feed and educate one child for one month