Unlike in the UK, many children in Kenya don’t always leave school at the school age of 16. This can vary depending on the individual child’s circumstances like the loss of a parent or parents and a child might find themselves the carer/guardian to other younger siblings. As a result of these new responsibilities this can affect their ability to learn in a classroom environment. Therefore classes can have children from a range of ages in them. It’s not uncommon either for children to have to retake a year if they have not done particularly well in their end of year school tests.
Therefore we will always keep you informed of your child’s progress so that you can decide how long you wish to support them for.
Many of our supporter like to support their sponsored child all the way through their education and right up to the point where it’s time for them to find employment.
Our aim at The Nasio Trust and the education of the children in our care is: