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Dr. Wilhelm von Trott zu SolzOur presence in Kenya is a living expression of the good diplomatic relations that exist between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republic of Kenya. The Order of Malta is engaged in constantly improving the livelihood of men, women and children. Our activities in all countries throughout the world are especially centred on the needs of the poor and handicapped people, regardless of race, religion or gender.

We welcome guests to our website and invite them to help us and our relief organisation to make this world a better place, for the benefit of the needy and the poor, the sick and the handicapped.

Stay together with us in this country of diversity, of wildlife heritage and of breathtaking landscapes and enjoy the warm welcome of its people.

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Sleeping Bags Donation To Thomas Barnardo Children's Home

Jul 28, 2016

In the context of the Blankets4Africa project, our Order donated 570 sleeping bags (kindly received from British Airways) to the Thomas Barnardo Children’s Home on 1st July 2016.  Of these, 236 blankets were distributed to Mashimoni Squatters Primary School for use by the younger children.  The Head Teacher, Mr. Ferdinand Muzaya, in appreciation of the donation, said that the sleeping bags arrived at a most appropriate time for the smaller children.  The second term is usually referred to as the “winter” season and the warm sleeping bags were also going to be used at home for extra warmth.

The distribution of these items to children on the outreach programme (and not resident in the Home) is on-going as the social workers go about their routine home visits.

The Thomas Barnardo Home was established in 1961 and has under its care over 200 orphaned and abandoned children ranging from infants to teenagers.  In addition, the Home supports 204 additional children who are part of its outreach programme and a girls home tends for 101 Maasai girls who were rescued from FGM (female genital mutilation) and early marriages in Suswa in the Rift Valley.

The Mashimoni Squatters Primary School in Kibera slum caters for 576 children who are lucky to benefit from good quality education in an‘oasis’ within the area.

The photos speak eloquently of the sleeping bags’ highly appreciated use!