Welcome to the Giraffe Children's Charity site!
The Giraffe Children's Charity is a little bit different, because we can and do take our students from primary school right through to college or university graduation.
You'll find plenty here to inspire you, intrigue you and make you want to celebrate the amazing achievements of children from Nairobi's slums.
Giraffe grew out of the desire to help desperately poor youngsters to grow strong and stand tall.
We are an education charity working in the slums of Nairobi. We build schools and other infrastructure and sponsor children through primary, secondary and college education. Then we work to help them find employment.
Take your time and look around, and if you have any questions or want to help, drop us a line.
Visit our schools and college pages for more information
We'd like to congratulate one of our students, Joan who has just graduated in industrial catering from the Technical University of Kenya. We wish you every success for a bright future!
The KCSE is the final secondary school exam in the Kenyan system. Our students have really stepped up - we had one in the top 4% nationwide and 3 in the top 7%. Those are outstanding achievements!
The Brussels 20K run will be held on 27 May. If you like to take part and raise money for Giraffe Children's Charity, please get in touch at email@example.com
Eunice, a former student, talks to parents and students about GEC. We will have 36 new students and we do need sponsors. See our sponsorship page if you can help
Learn about what we are doing and read the stories from our students, teachers and partners
It's thought that around a million children live in poverty in Nairobi's massive slums.
And we are making a difference!
At any one time we're sponsoring around 450 young people in schools and colleges
Our first students now have jobs and families. And they're passing on the love they received, by sponsoring others.
Sponsorship drives everything. Without it our young people would be lost.
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