Author Archives: Leo van Iersel

Wonderful graduation celebration






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Cultural trip great success!

We had a great trip to a cultural center with the kids! In this Mijikenda village, the children were shown different activities like cooking, playing instruments and how to grind cereal. The children were puzzled by this scare crow on … Continue reading






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Donations for water borehole received!

Wonderful news! 1%club has finally forwarded our donations. We received 321,768 Kenyan shillings today! Now we can start the work for the borehole! We will start drilling right after the elections on the 4th of March. We are very, very … Continue reading






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Christmas wishes from the Cecil kids

All the children and teachers of Cecil Kids wish our sponsors and friends all over the world a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! We are very grateful for everything you are doing to support our school. We had … Continue reading






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New photos of the kids






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We will get water!

Fantastic news! The borehole project has been funded completely! Today we again received a number of donations on 1%club including a very large anonymous donation. In total 2888 euro has been donated by 192 donors. This means that we can … Continue reading






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All kids love their director Anna Wambua

Anna Wambua has been working with the community in Bombolulu for many years before starting Cecil Kids 8 years ago. Her daughter Catherine helped her to buy a plot of land and she started there with a mud building and … Continue reading






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2 Months Left!






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Drinking Water at Cecil Kids

The water we use for cleaning, washing hands etc. is not suitable for drinking. We buy separate drinking water, also in jerrycans: 4 to 5 per week. It is only possible to buy drinking water on Thursdays and Saturdays because … Continue reading






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How we use water at Cecil Kids

Every day, Njeri walks to a house with a borehole to buy six jerry cans of water. She uses some of the water for cooking lunch for the children and teachers. Before eating, water is used by everybody to wash … Continue reading






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Cecil Kids on Facebook

You can now also find Cecil Kids on Facebook: www.facebook.com/cecilkidskenya From now on you’ll find all the latest news, pictures and videos from Cecil Kids also there. You can also comment on all posts, photos, etc. “Like” the page to … Continue reading






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Water at school

In large parts of Mombasa there is no water supply. In Bombolulu, where our school is, water is a big problem. People have to walk every day to fetch water. Also children. In the hot Kenyan sun that is not … Continue reading






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New project online

We started fundraising for a new project. We are going to drill a bore hole to provide the school with clean drinking water. We will also sell water in order to raise funds for the school. Teachers and children are … Continue reading






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Blood Donation

The Mkunguni Cecil youth Group members registered as regular blood donors with the Kenya Blood Tranfusion Services. We also do mobilisation to the community on blood donation. It helps to save lifes of the patients in hospitals.






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New visitor

Cecil Kids received gifts from Mr. Hannes from Austria on the 24th of September 2011. He came to the Cecil Kids after hearing about them from Christin. The children are still enjoying watching children programmes, movies and videos. They really … Continue reading






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