Enhancing the capacity of families caring for orphans & vulnerable chiildren

OVC support

Kijiji Cha Upendo
  • January 21, 2024

These are programs and services aimed at addressing the needs and challenges of vulnerable children. They include;

Education support:

This is done to ensure that every child in the program gets access to quality education through interventions such as;

  1. Payment of School Fees: The organization offers partial scholarship by paying part of the fee while the caregivers cover the rest.

  2. School Visit: Done by the social worker to assess the overall wellbeing of the child, monitor education progress and identify the support needs.

  3. Holiday Mentorship program: This program enables continuity of support, emotional and psychological support, life skills development, career guidance and planning, socialization and peer interaction.

About Kijiji Cha Upendo
We are a government registered organization called Kijiji Cha Upendo (Swahili for “Village of Love”) Children’s Project*. We enhance the capacity of guardians caring for orphaned and abandoned children within their own loving families, so that they can give their children a better future through the provision of food and education. Currently, Kijiji Cha Upendo embraces 75 families that together care for 500 children. We operate in Kibera, one of Africa’s largest slums.