LOCAL PROYECT CREATED BY LUCY NJENGA & SAMUEL KIMATHI

Includes School and Orphanage

  • They pursue for equal opportunities for people with few resources in Molo.
  • They seek for funds to provide not only a quality primary education but also to guarantee access to education up to the university.
  • They fight to get them more opportunities in the future.
  • They monitor the education of boys and girls to continue their studies (in Molo it is very normal at an early age to leave school to help with family work)
SPANISH ASSOCIATION CREATED IN 2014 BY VOLUNTEERS

Our goal: support Chazon Children’s Center project

Guarantee access to quality education as a buffer mechanism of the structural inequality of opportunities, in order to achieve a more just and equal society.

  • We support the project through fundraising, volunteer programs and the contribution of new ideas.
  • Maintenance and construction of infrastructures.
    We try to achieve the economic self-sufficiency of the local project.
  • Use of renewable energies as a form of sustainable development.
  • We promote the empowerment of women within the Kenyan society.
  • Raising awareness about Kenya’s global inequality and reality.

MOLO

Molo is located in Kenya, in the heart of the fertile Rift Valley. It belongs to the Nakuru district and is 2,000 meters above sea level.

It has a significant ethnic and cultural diversity (inhabitants of Molo represents the 42 tribes of Kenya). The farms in the area are so rich in resources that they can not only feed many people in Kenya, but also the neighbor countries such as Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan or Ethiopia.

In 1992, 1997 and 2008, this area suffered several ethnic conflicts and although the conflicts have now ended, the problems derived from them still continue. Many people left their farms and relocated to Molo. The influence of the refugees has created a tremendous shortage in the already limited resources (water, houses, medical care, schooling and employment opportunities).

POPULATION

Approximate number: 108,000 inhabitants (most of them live in rural areas).

LANGUAGES

The languages spoken in Molo, as in other areas of Kenya are
SWAHILI and ENGLISH

RELIGION

In Molo, most people are Christian. Religion is very important and on Sundays everyone go to one of the many churches in the town. Attending their ceremonies is a very enriching cultural experience.

DIET

His diet is based mainly on carbohydrates like potatoes, rice and ugali (typical food of Kenya, mass of corn flour cooked with water), vegetables and proteins (chicken mainly).