One of the best things about Educate the Kids is the wide variety of people who support us. As the phrase has it, we’re of all faiths and none, but we’re all united by our desire to help the children who are the focus of our efforts.READ MORE
Barbara Bryceland lives in Falkirk and is a professional singer who has appeared on X-Factor, the Voice and in the pages of many newspapers throughout Scotland. She has been involved with Educate the Kids for many years and has assisted massively in the Singing Kids tours, both with fundraising and helping organise those who provide accommodation and assistance to the children when they come to central Scotland. She kindly gave up a little of her time recently to explain how she got involved.READ MORE
In my last blog, I described how I was lucky enough to get a place at Jolaurabi school and then was able to travel to the UK where my education continued. Since then, I have been fortunate enough to attend Nairobi University.READ MORE
If you were with me last time, I was explaining how my family could not afford to send me to school when I was a young boy. Then I met Maureen while I was walking around the village and she had told me to be at the school the next day at 9.00 am…READ MORE
My name is Totally Mashombo. I’m the oldest of a family of six children. I grew up in a very humble circumstances in a village called Utange in Kenya, which is some kilometres away from Mombasa city on the coastal region of Kenya.READ MORE
Esther Wilkey lives in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. She has six children, a number of whom are young adults now, and works at Bradford College, teaching English to 16–18 year old asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants.
“At the time I first got involved with Educate the Kids I was a stay-at-home mum. I was asked to look after four of the kids in the choir when they came to our area...READ MORE
After our post about Educate the Kids and Kiltwalk, we're delighted to say that we're just about hit our first target of £1,000 of sponsorshipREAD MORE