Thank you for being a sponsor with Friends of Ngong Road!
We know that you have many options for spending your charitable contributions and are very pleased that you have decided to trust us with some of your investment. The Board of Friends of Ngong Road take the trust you have given us very seriously and continually strive to improve your experience with us.
Sponsorships cover about half of our expenses for each of the levels the child attains:
Primary Day School Sponsorships: $750 a year, or $63 a month covers about half the cost of the major elements of the program – including school fees, uniforms and books. Funds for Saturday Program, August Day and Grammar Camps, basic medical care and caseworker support are raised seperately.
Boarding School Sponsorships: $1250 a year or $104 a month covers the increased cost of sending the children to boarding school away from the distractions of their homes in the slums. High school boarding schools are the norm in Kenya and include school fees, uniforms and sundries, books, food three times a day and activities. Although the schools look very basic to us they provide such here-to-fore unheard of luxuries such as running water and a bed for each child. While not a requirement, we hope as your child ages you will consider increasing your contribution to help us cover these costs.
Higher Education Sponsorship: $1,000 a year or $83.33 per month covers the education costs for students pursuing post-high school studies. Higher education in Kenya is typically not a boarding situation, so the cost is slightly less than boarding secondary school. Most students will attend some form of higher education after graduating from secondary school. It gives students the best chance at becoming fully employed. With an estimated 40% unemployment rate in Kenya, it is important that students have credentials to compete in a highly competitive employment market.
We are very proud that our renewal rate is over 95%. Year after year our sponsors have continued to support the education of children through us. Thank you so much for your continued support.