Meet The Girls At

Promise Springs Rescue Center

Milka Njoki

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 Wanjiru

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

Rahab Wambui

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

Margaret Muthoni

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"

Rosemary Muthoni

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 Wothaya

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 Loote

Alice Loote

Pauline Loote

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.

Jane Wangui

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

Susan Gathoni

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   

Jane Murugi

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

Lucy Nyawira

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

Lucy Wairimu

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

Caroline Wangari

17 years old 


In Boarding School and at the center when her schools is on break

Gladys Nyawira

18 years old sophomore

Mother of Zipporah, 10 months old

She would like to work caring for others.

She is a "B+" student 

    Faith Wanjiru

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.

Josephine Napono

16 years old, freshman

Mother of Ruby, 2 months old

She wants to be a teacher

She scored high on her exams.

Malkia Theresa

18 years old, 

Mother of Ethan, 9 months old

She wants to be an air steward.

She loves music.

                  Sarah Wanjiku

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.

Idah Karwitha

 She is 18 years old,

mother of Princess Makena, age 7 months.

Idah is in form 3.

Maria Mekede

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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