Kasiku is from the San tribe. She is being cared for by a friend of her mother’s. Kasiku does not know her father and her mother is staying at the farm. Kasiku lives with ten people in an okambashu. She bears the brunt of a lot of the work in the home.
Your sponsorship will provide the following:
- Yearly education and basic support, school fees paid, a uniform, school books, a backpack with school supplies, and toiletries three times a year.
- Placement in the government school system and monitoring of Kasiku’s educational progress by the Centre Administrator.
- Health care, hospitalization fees if necessary, taxi or transportation to health clinic for Kasiku to receive treatment and collect medication should she become ill
- The support of the volunteer FHS Care Guardian who will monitor Kasiku’s well-being within the community and through home visits.
- Counseling, mentorship and life skill activities such as indoor games, day youth camps to build resilience, confidence, self-worth, good character, and to instill values.
- Some children will require tutoring to reach a standard where they can enter into school. Many children start school for the first time when they are 10 years of age or older. See information on why children start school late or drop out.