Author Archives: Anne Wambua

Selling water helps Cecil Kids to buy food

Since we have water at Cecil Kids, many people from the neighbourhood buy their water at our school. We make a profit of about 200 shillings (2 euro) per day. This is of great help to us. We use it … Continue reading






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Cecil Kids safer than ever before

We have finished building a wall around Cecil Kids. This keeps the school, laptops, water tank and pump safe! The children greatly enjoyed the sportsday. Favourite activities were the potato race, sack race, skipping race and dancing! Another highlight of … Continue reading






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Extra protection for the water tank and pump

We have heard thieves near our water tank and pump at night and decided to build walls and a roof in order to protect our new water installation. More photos






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Donation of books and teaching materials

The children love the new books. They enjoy reading during the lessons and in the breaks. Learning to read is so much easier with books. It goes much faster than when the kids only read from the blackboards. The new … Continue reading






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Water project finished!

We greatly appreciate the donors and the 1% club to have facilitated the project of the water borehole which is now in full use within the center and the community at large. We had suspended the project due to heavy … Continue reading






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Water at Cecil Kids!

We have reached water! Clean water is coming out of the borehole and is filling our jerry cans. This will be a day to remember! Water at last! Unbelievable! The villagers did not want to see a drop of water … Continue reading






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We started drilling the well

We have rented a drilling machine and started drilling the well for Cecil Kids! The whole neighbourhood has come to see the machine and everybody is very excited about the prospect of having a nearby water source soon. We hope … Continue reading






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New ceiling!

We have just finished the new ceiling which we could make thanks to donations on Betterplace! We want to thank all donors very much for this big improvement to the school! We will now continue with drilling the water borehole … Continue reading






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Discussion with the kids about the importance of water

Today we had a discussion in class with as topic “importance of water”. Christopher in KG3 (year 3 of kindergarten) said “for drinking”, John said “washing hands”, Ravasco said “to wait in line at tap”, Fadhili said “cooking and washing”. … Continue reading






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Cecil Kids Prize Giving Day

The Cecil Kids Prize Giving Day was a blast. It was crowned by a birthday which made the day extra special.






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Education officer excited about Cecil Kids

Good news from Municipal Education Officer, she visited our school and she said that “this school is the best as compared to the other schools, congratulations” We are very happy and said in our hearts, all these comes from our … Continue reading






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Since two weeks we are having problems buying water

The place where we buy water in jerricans has been closed. Last two weeks the children did not get water to wash their hands before lunch, which is really concerning. The children eat with their hands so if they don’t … Continue reading






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Appreciation

I thank all the donors and appreciate each and every one of them for assisting the children who will be the future leaders, teachers salaries and books. The community appreciates the donations given from betterplace.org which has contributed a great … Continue reading






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New video from Cecil Kindergarten graduation and 6th Anniversary






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New Tables and Chairs!

While the Cecil kids are enjoying their Christmas holidays, we have been working hard on preparing a new classroom. Since last year we have had a new classroom but there were no tables and chairs yet. By selling handmade Christmas … Continue reading






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