Working as a student nurse

  Hujambo, I am Matilda Muthoni, a 23-year-old nursing student at Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Kenya at Lodwar Turkanu County. Lodwar, the capital of Turkana County, is the largest town in North-western Kenya located near Lake Turkana and is one of the places in Kenya with extremely high temperatures; the maximum temperature readings being … Continue reading Working as a student nurse


A new experience

When I was in school I always thought of what I would do to repay The Giraffe not only for their kindness but also generosity. After finishing Secondary School, I decided to volunteer in the Giraffe office which as a privilege and when the sponsorship coordinator Jackie and John said they were coming, three of … Continue reading A new experience

Sponsorship – does it work?

Sponsors get a great deal out of the relationship with their sponsored child — but sponsorship has its critics too. The Giraffe Project works primarily through direct financial support of individual children by individual sponsors. For the sponsor, this brings a close, personal connection with a specific individual that they (often as a family) can genuinely and consistently … Continue reading Sponsorship – does it work?