Khalifa will be a doctor one day

Sixteen-year-old Khalifa lives with her mother and 10 year old sister in Kibera, and is enrolled in Kijiji Cha Upendo’s day program – supported through the amazing fundraising efforts of Village of Love Canada.

Khalifa, age 16. #KijijiChaUpendo
Khalisa, age 16

The program provides her and her sister with lunch and is giving them the opportunity to learn computer skills while school is out of session.

It’s just one of the ways KCU is helping her family support themselves and focus on education.

With KCU’s support Khalifa is making plans to study medicine after secondary school so she in turn can help her community.

You too can support the efforts of Kijiji Cha Upendo to enable a brighter future for girls like Khalifa living in the Kibera slum community in Nairobi. 

Join Village of Love Canada on Saturday April 6 for their annual Square Dance for Square Meals (includes dinner and dancing) or, simply make a donation to the Kijiji Cha Upendo Children’s project.

Either way you’ll be ensuring girls like Khalifa are fed and cared for while they’re growing up and pursuing education!

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  • […] Khalifa, ages 16 is in Form 4. She had her sister (aged 10) both benefit from being able to access education through the school fees support. They are attending school while their mother attends KCU women’s empowerment meetings. She has plans to study community medicine after graduation from Secondary School. Read more of her story here >> […]

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