Children are the most vulnerable population affected by poverty, broken families and health crisis, especially HIV/AIDS. The UNICEF estimates that children below 18 years make up 49 per cent of the population of Kenya, and 62 per cent of the population is below 24 years old. Over 75 per cent of children and adolescents experience one or more deprivations of their rights, including limited access to safe water and improved sanitation, education and health and nutrition services.
We center our work around the child and everything that impacts their wellbeing.
Our program provide care and support to children and the youth through education, nutrition, and extracurricular activities at Tumaini Educational Center and Kiotani School Lukenya, as well as scholarship opportunities in other boarding schools and Colleges identified by our programs.
Engaging children and families in our two schools (New Hope Tumaini School and Kiotani School Lukenya). Providing educational support to young people in other primary schools, high schools, universities, and vocational training. Creating scholarship opportunities through pool funding to support the needs of many students.
Building the capacity of individuals to make decisions and take actions that positively impact their lives and the lives of those around them. Empowering the youth to make responsible and healthy choices regarding reproductive health issues particularly related to the risk of HIV, rape, drug abuse, goals, and dreams
Working with adolescents and youth to ensure they realize their rights by giving them a voice and a platform to exchange ideas and engage with their leaders. Working with communities, local partners, and the government to design and deliver programs to meet the needs of the most deprived children.
PLK builds upon the strengths within a family and the community to help provide a safe and loving environment for their children. This is done by strengthening formal and informal child protection mechanisms to keep children safe from violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. We also engage parents and caregivers to help them care for their children without violence.