African Promise are planning to rebuild a dilapidated primary school in the small village of Kisimenyi in rural Kenya for the benefit of over 550 children now and many hundreds more for generations to come.The school is in a shockingly woeful state. The handful of crumbling, cramped classrooms are wholly unconducive to enjoyable and productive … Learn More »
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If your neighbour could not access water or education or medical help, you would try and help wouldn’t you? So, how about joining a growing phenomenon of DIY development NGOs and help our neighbours in the new global village we live in access water, education and medical help too. It is true that … Learn More »
Porridge and Rice now provides free sanitary pads to all menstruating girls at its partner schools. Many families cannot afford sanitary pads for their girls so they either miss school for a week a month falling behind the boys or resort to unhygienic practices like using dry leaves. Girls at … Learn More »
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Porridge and Rice now provides free sanitary pads to all menstruating girls at its partner schools. Many families cannot afford sanitary pads for their girls so they either miss school for a week a month falling behind the boys or resort to unhygienic practices like using dry leaves. Girls at Porridge and Rice schools need never miss school again … Learn More »
Sponsoring a child is one of the most effective forms of providing long lasting help. When it is offered to an orphan, it immediately levels the field for that child in terms of a future free from poverty. It can even fill the emotional gap when handled carefully. The Mamboleo Youth Project cares for 29 … Learn More »
In July 2015, Porridge and Rice partnered with Heri Junior School in Mithonge within the Nairobi slums and started the roll out of its Feeding and Nutrition Program. Heri Junior is the 4th Porridge and Rice partner school since the charity was founded in February 2014 when it launched a Feeding program for the 250 … Learn More »
The Osiligi Maasai Warriors arrived on 26th August into Glasgow Airport, having left Kenya yesterday. Tomorrow they start their tour of the UK, starting in Hamilton Scotland.
Year 8 children supported by Porridge and Rice received a nice surprise when school at the beginning of term 4 May 2015. After years of relying on their teacher dictating notes, they now have brand new science text books. The books will make learning more enjoyable and a lot easier with quick access to information. … Learn More »
Sanitation is an important part of Porridge & Rice (PaR) Health and Hygiene program. PaR provides lessons on health and the importance of hygiene to avoid illness emphasising hand washing and disinfecting to avoid the spread of germs. PaR provides water, soap, and disinfectant to enable both. However, the toilets are not adequate and there … Learn More »