Samuel is the 7th of 9 children. He lives with both parents. His father is a night watchman and his mom does manual labor.
If Samuel could be an animal, he’d chose to be a rabbit. Playing soccer and eating mandazi (a Kenyan doughnut) are his favorite activities. When he grows up, he wants to be a chef.
Dennis is a cheerful boy, who especially loves driving Matchbox cars, and playing soccer with his older brother. His favorite animals are cats, baby goats, and sheep. At school, Dennis is fascinated by watching and learning from the other children. Dennis lives with his single mom, who does manual labor to support her two children.
Tabitha is inventive and crafty. She creates her own dolls, and strings beads to make necklaces for friends. She is consistently joyful, and nothing makes her happier than jumping rope. Both of Tabitha’s parents do manual labor and odd jobs to support their family. Tabitha is the youngest of three children.
Joseph is a boisterous young man. To get from one place to the next he either runs or skips. He loves nothing more than kicking a soccer ball around with his siblings. Cats and dogs are his favorite animals. Joseph lives with his stepfather and mother, who are both manual laborers. His older sister Damaris also attends LEAP Preschool, and his older brother Paul attends Cornerstone.
Angeline lives with her single mother and is the youngest of three children.
She’s an outgoing, carefree spirit who dances to the beat of her own drum. Her favorite animal is a lion, and she’s happiest when she’s jumping rope at recess. Angeline wants to be a teacher someday.
Her older brother Samuel Njuguna also attends Cornerstone.
Winny is the second born of four children. Winny helps her mom at home with small chores, and loves playing with her friends. Her dad abandoned the family when Winny’s mom refused to terminate her fourth pregnancy. Winny’s older sister, Sherleen, also attends Cornerstone.Sponsor
Christine’s homecoming to Naomi’s Village in late 2015 involved a unique and special celebration, because she and her 3 siblings were joining their baby brother Sammy, who had been brought into our baby room just a few weeks before. She has been a joy to care for, because of her sweet disposition and ever-present smile. Her favorite color is purple and she loves the popular Kenyan flatbread called chapati. Christine’s ambition is to be a pilot when she grows up.Sponsor
Jane is an outgoing and playful child. She lives with both parents and two older brothers. Her parents are employed selling wood, and working in a small grocery shop.