This health and economic crisis will leave many victims. We are worried and we want to send everyone a hug (for once the virtual is better than the real). Unfortunately the first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Kenya. If it spreads across Africa, we will know what an overflowing health system really is, insufficient [...]
Covid lockdown has prevented Anidan kids from continuing to go to their schools and universities to fulfill their dreams but it has not prevented them from keep on painting them. All the works produced by these boys and girls will be exhibited this Saturday at Lamu House thanks to our beloved teacher Aswad Uhuru . The [...]
Dear friends, the concern in Lamu grows as COVID progresses and the healthcare workers complain about their common infections, among other things due to the lack of individual protection equipment and other means to deal with the pandemic. Meanwhile the population partially believes that the new virus is only a rumor, generated to attract funds or [...]
In Kenya the coronavirus grows slowly and the peak has not yet been reached. So the the opening of the schools might be delayed still until January 2021. Universities and vocational schools probably will be opening in September In our shamba the classes continue thanks to our eldest children who act as teachers and as role [...]
Few days ago we knew that the first two cases of covid were detected in lamu, although fortunately they are under control. At Anidan we continue to use extreme security measures and both our children and our employees are healthy. Same for the children who live outside of samba who are regularly visited by social workers #togetherwearestronger
While the schools continue closed due to the lockdown decreed by # covid_19 Anidan continues giving out relief food one more month to the day scholar families. The schools not only guaranteed an education but also at least one daily meal. Also their precarious economies have been reduced by lockdown. Together we will move forward.
Today we collected watermelons! The confinement and its consequent isolation have not prevented our garden from growing! The garden project started with the goal of being self-sufficient as much as possible with fruits and vegetables. As we save on food, little ones learn the value of effort and perseverance, and collecting the fruits and vegetables they [...]
In the International Day against child labor we feel more proud than ever of our work. We rescue children in danger of labor exploitation so that they have a childhood first, and then a future thanks to the education we provide them.
Sometimes life gives us just that, a life. But not just any life, a life that enriches us, helps us to be better, to grow as humans. At Anidan we have had the immense luck to enjoy Mama Agnes' courage, dedication and love for years. Now we have to continue working so that what was his [...]
Today is the end of the Ramadan fast, Eid. And the children celebrate it by wearing new clothes, just like at Christmas. In Anidan, same as in Lamu children of different religions and origins coexist and since they are small we teach them to respect and celebrate together all the religious celebrations. Eid Mubarak rafiki! [...]