Meet The Girls At
Promise Springs Rescue Center
Young sister of one of our mamas, Mary Wanjira
12 years old in Class 7
She was brought to the center with her sister because she couldn't be left in her home environment
Milka wants to do beadwork
She likes netball and sports
Her favorite class is Swahili
She likes helping with the babies at the center
Emmy was our first total orphan at the center
10 years old in Class 4
Her mother passed away shortly after one of our trips to Kenya
She has a grandmother who already has several grandchildren living with her
Emmy is very bright
The other children at her grandmother's home were not kind to Emmy so we were asked to help with her
Emmy is attending a local school and lives at the center when her school is on break
18 years old in Form 2 (sophomore)
Rahab is in boarding school
Her home situation was not safe for her
We were asked to help
At the time the rescue center was not yet open
Rahab had tested well and secured placement in a good boarding school
We pay her school fees and for her safety, she lives at the center when her school is on break
20 years old in Form 3 (Junior)
Mother to Dominic (1 year 7 mos. old)
She wants to be a TV journalist especially and anchorwoman
She loves to read the news and keep up with current events
She says, "My home stress is gone and I can look after my baby. I got saved here."
People would describe her as a "joker"
17 years old in Form 1 (Junior)
Mother to Julius (1 year 7 months mos. old)
She wants to be an accountant
She likes to sing... I am good at praise and worship
Rosemary is very dedicated to her education
When she first came to the center one of the girls received the award for being best in her class... Rosemary announced that she would get that award next time... She did just that
Julia, 20 years old is in her 1st year of Polytec school, learning to be a chef.
Mother to Vincent (1 year 8 mos. old)
She says "I feel at home working with the preparation of food."
Julia is currently enrolled at Nairutic Polytech and with support will be the first of our girls to graduate from a vocational school.
She says, "I want to achieve my goal and am thankful. You provide everything we need."
Elizabeth 9 years
Alice 4 years
Pauline 15 years
This family will be staying at the center till January 2023. Recently their mother died. Pauline was harvesting aloe and selling it to feed the family. In January they will be going to Little Lambs Childrens Home nearby and starting school.
20 years old in Form 4 (Senior)
Mother to Loice (1 1/2 year old)
Wants to be a medical doctor
Jane worries about her family
People would say she is serious about her education and hard-work
Jane is first in her class
17 years old in Class 9
Mother of Grace (2 years 7 months years old)
Wants to be a salonist (hair stylist)
Favorite things in school are running and reading
She likes taking care of her baby
She is very meek, shy, and soft-spoken
24 years old in Form 4 (Senior)
Mother to Melvin (18 mos. old)
She wants to work at catering
She likes to play volleyball
She wants to help her family when she gets a job
People would say that she is loving
20 years old in Form 4 (Senior)
Mother of Boniface (1 year 7 mos. old)
Wants to be a mechanical engineer
Interested in dress making
Likes technology and electricity
Writes poems, sings and makes purses
People would say she is a natural leader
19 years old in Class 8
Mother of Njeri (1 year 6 months old)
Wants to be a salonist (hair & nails)
She likes school and says of herself... "I will work hard, have respect and peace"
People say of her that she is a best friend to all
17 years old
In Boarding School and at the center when her schools is on break
18 years old sophomore
Mother of Zipporah, 10 months old
She would like to work caring for others.
She is a "B+" student
17 years old
Mother of Promise, born October 2022
Faith is an A-B student, hard working and wants to be a lawyer someday.
Her brother has a disability and lives with her single mom.
16 years old, freshman
Mother of Ruby, 2 months old
She wants to be a teacher
She scored high on her exams.
18 years old,
Mother of Ethan, 9 months old
She wants to be an air steward.
She loves music.
She is 15 years old and lives with her blind mother and 2 brothers.
The family's income is provided by aloe vera harvesting.
Sarah is a "B" student and one day wishes to work in the medical field.
She is 18 years old,
mother of Princess Makena, age 7 months.
Idah is in form 3.
17 years old,
She is the mother of Delvin, age 11 months.
Maria is in form 1 and is thinking she would like to work as a lab technician.
She is 16 years old,
mother of Morgan age 11 months.
Nelius is in form 1.
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