Michael Njoroge Nioki

Michael lives with his mother, and is the last born of three children in the family.

Michael may be a future soccer star; he is incredibly talented for his age. He’s happiest when he’s building towers, doing puzzles, or playing with marbles. His teacher describes him as an eager learner.

 

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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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Jack Waigwe

Jack often surprises his mother by inviting complete strangers into their home for tea. He entertains his family by “preaching” sermons just like their church pastor. Farming makes him happy, and he already knows how to plant seeds and harvest the beans in his family’s small garden. He has a competitive streak, and loves to challenge his three older siblings to running races.

Jack’s parents are both manual laborers. There are four children in the family.

 

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George Mburu

George is a playful, active boy who enjoys soccer. He wants to be a bus driver when he grows up. If George could be any animal, he would want to be a lion.

George helps his mom at home by running errands. His parents separated in 2012. His mom is a farmer and also washes clothes to help make ends meet. George has 4 older siblings.

 

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Peter Wangonya  

Peter is a playful and affectionate child. His teacher describes him as a good-hearted boy who can win anyone over with his smile.  His parents separated because of domestic violence, so Peter and his mother now live with his aunt. His mother works as a manual laborer on a construction site.  Peter is the third of four children. His cousins Meshack and Daniel attend Cornerstone.

 

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Jaisen Mwangi

Jaisen’s favorite activities include playing with toy cars, and looking at picture books. He is a talkative child, but also enjoys the quiet when he takes his family’s goats out to pasture. Jaisen dreams of driving a bus someday.  Both of Jaisen’s parents do manual labor to support their family. Jaisen has one younger brother.

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Paul Waithaka

Paul is a quiet and reserved child, but he dreams of becoming a salesman someday. His favorite color is red, and his favorite animal is a zebra. 

He’s an only child, and lives with his father and his grandparents.

 

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Leon

Leon

With a name meaning “lion”, he’s the new king of the baby room. His adorable smile and big sweet head have won him lots of admirers and friends since he arrived in August 2019.

 

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James Karanu

According to his teacher, James is a good-natured child who gets along easily with other children. He loves playing soccer and building toy cars out of discarded scraps of metal and wire.  James’s dad is a manual laborer, and his mom is a housewife. James is the fourth of five children.

 

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Nicholas Ndirangu

Nicholas lives with his parents, who are both blind. He is the youngest of 4 children.

He’s a quiet and reserved child. Nicholas would love to be a teacher or a farmer when he grows up. His favorite subject is English. If Nicolas could be any animal, he would choose to be an elephant.

 

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