Nairobi, Kenya: Real Hope Community Youth Organization (RHYCO) in response to Covid-19 intervention has been supporting vulnerable families in Kawangware and Kibera slums in Nairobi Kenya with foodstuff, distribution of clean drinking water, re-usable mask and dignity packs in the targeted informal settlements since June 2020. The project is implemented
24 former street children of Kawangware who underwent rehabilitation and reintegration to their families have a story to tell. Today marked their first day in school after a successful placement. Special thanks to Liz Turnbull and Nicola Guise who have been relentless in their pursuit to brighten the future of these special ones which
On the 13th of March 2019, Rhyco beneficiaries participated for the first time in sporting activities at Kabiro grounds. They had lots of fun and managed to fundraise for the program.
Training other organization on making paper mache, puppet, basketry and beadwork
Despite the will of street children/families to re-integrate in the society, the community has stigmatized and discriminated them.
Children are placed in local schools and follow up are made to ensure they settle into the school system and gain a meaningful education.
We educate parents on knowledge and skills aimed at preventing their children from joining street families and help them re-socialise and reintegrate abandoned and vulnerable children back into the family unit and community
We recently initiated a car wash project in Kawangware at Dagoretti south empowerment centre along Naivasha road to help the former street youth from the area to sustain themselves.