George Odhiambo, a graduate of Ngong Road Children’s Foundation, has started working as a full-time intern at the NRCF offices and will become a full-time caseworker after receiving his diploma in July. George has been sponsored by Bob and Louise Tritt of Kansas City since 2007. He was a camp team leader for three years and recently volunteered in our NRCF offices. George also worked for Karibu Loo, both as an event attendant and with construction projects. He is grateful for the many opportunities he’s received through the program and is excited about developing his skills further at NRCF. We are proud of you, George!
Robert started with our program in 2009. Robert had a difficult childhood – both of his parents died from AIDS, and he was almost thrown out of the program because of behavior issues.
After support and counseling from our staff, he was able to pull through, and ultimately excel, in high school. Robert just graduated with a B- on his final high school exams. He said he was motivated to turn things around for himself because of his sponsor’s support. He is now interested in veterinary studies and plans to continue with his post-secondary education with the continued support of his sponsor.
A big shout out to Robert and to his sponsor, Janis, for the support and hope she offered Robert to overcome so much and continue transforming his life.
Sheila is a 2013 graduate of our program, and through the help of her sponsor Marti, Sheila has transformed and continues to transform her life for both herself and her family.
After graduating high school, Sheila was selected among 250 applicants for 1 of 25 police academy spots. She has now completed her training, is assigned to work at Mombasa airport, and is beginning a one-year security management program at Mt. Kenya University while also working. Her dream is to do security at the United Nations compound in Nairobi.
We are proud of you, Sheila!