Jeff Kagwi 

Jeff learns quickly in school and excels in languages. At playtime he loves soccer, building with blocks, and playing with toy cars.

His father is a sand harvester and his mother is a farmer. 

Jeff is the youngest of two children in his family. 

 

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Joan Mukiri

Joan is a great listener, which makes life easy for her teachers. She has a quiet and steady presence in the classroom. At home, when she is not playing with her sisters, she loves pretending to cook, and helping to sweep the house.  Joan lives with both parents, who are manual laborers. There are eight children in the family. Joan’s younger brother Shadrack also attends LEAP Preschool.

 

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Eddy Ngugi

Eddy Ngugi

Eddy has learned some basic carpentry by watching his dad. He is thrilled to help with any job that requires a hammer and nails. Eddy is a soccer fanatic, and has big dreams of becoming a professional soccer player.  Eddy’s dad is a manual laborer, and his mom is a housewife. Eddy is the only child.

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Joseph Thairu

One of Joseph’s favorite games is rolling old tires. He also enjoys building with wood or stones. His older sisters have passed along their love of gymnastics to Joseph. At home, Joseph helps by washing dishes and sweeping floors.

Joseph’s dad drives a tractor, and his mother is a farmer. There are three children in the family. Joseph’s older sisters Peninah and Mary attend Cornerstone.

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Kelvin Njoroge  

Kelvin is a friendly and intelligent child. He loves soccer and playing with toy cars.  His mom farms her own land and operates a roadside vegetable stand.  His father is an unemployed driver.  Kelvin is the youngest of 5 kids. 

 

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John Waroe

John is a contented and lighthearted child, who loves tagging along whenever the goats are taken out to graze. John may be a future engineer, since he loves taking household objects apart just to see how they are made.  John parents are both farmers. There are six children in the family, and John’s twin sister Rahab also attends LEAP Preschool. John’s older sister Mary Wangui attends Cornerstone.

 

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Ellena Wairimu

Ellena’s favorite animals are cats and donkeys. She is a musical child, who loves singing and dancing. At playtime, Ellena dons an apron, and cooks up pretend snacks in the play kitchen. Ellena’s dad is a night watchman, and her mom stays home with their newborn baby. Ellena is the oldest of two children.

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Mercy Ngoiri

Mercy loves to read, sing, and dance.  Her dad is a manual laborer and her mom does odd jobs like washing clothes.   Mercy is the youngest of 5 children. 

 

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Joseph Thuo

Joseph’s teachers describe him as a quiet child who prefers playing alone. He loves kicking a soccer ball around and playing with the toy cars and trucks at LEAP Preschool.  Joseph lives with both parents, who are both farmers and manual laborers, and with his two older brothers.

 

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Eunice Wairimu 

Eunice is happiest when she is eating cake or candy. She adores cats, dogs, and people. At playtime, you can find her on the swings or practicing gymnastics.  Eunice’s single mom sells water to make a living. Her older sister Shaine attends Cornerstone.

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