May
02

The difference The Footprints Family is making

 You may know that Maliu was rescued along with his brother Muoki in October last year by the Footprints Family. The boys have settled in to the home extremely well over the past six months.  We wanted to share this picture as it really shows the difference The Footprints Family are making to these children's lives and we could not do thi...
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Apr
27

Something to brighten your day

How lovely is this? Our little people enjoying life at Footprints. It might be learning new songs during home schooling with their teacher. blowing bubbles in the fresh air at Footprints or a special treat watching Tom and Jerry on tv. There is never a dull moment and lots of fun to be had.
Apr
25

Update on our brave Kolonzo

As some of you know our young man Kolonzo has recently received surgery on his legs to correct a condition called Genu Valgum (knocked knees) He has been transferred from our local hospital to Portreitz where he is currently recovering from the surgery and will be receiving some physiotherapy once the plasters are removed from his legs. He will the...
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Apr
14

Update on Kolonzo

Just thought we would give you an update today on Kolonzo's surgery. The operation went well but he has had a bit of a rough first night. To be expected after what he has gone through. As you can see he is being extremely brave. Our social worker has been with Kolonzo while he is in hospital and making sure he remains as comfortable as possible. . ...
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Apr
12

Our brave young man Kolonzo

Today is a very important day for Kolonzo. He and his brother Wambua were rescued by Footprints a couple of years ago. Kolonzo has been suffering from Genu Valgum (knock knees) This causes the knees to bang together when walking. You can see the effect it is having on him in the video below. We have taken Kolonzo to the local hospital, Kinodo Kwetu...
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Apr
09

Much needed resources for our children during lockdown

12 months after Kenya went into lockdown although it's been an extremely challenging period we are grateful all the children and staff at Footprints are safe and well at this time. As Kenya goes into a 3rd wave we have to protect our children even more.  The children are on a break from school at the moment so we are trying to create activitie...
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Feb
21

Exciting news update on our new land ..

In 2020 an acre of land was purchased to help us create independent living for our over 18's. Money donated to purchase this land also included enough funds to build a secure wall and entrance around the land. We are also able to construct a borehole so we have a water supply. This has been achieved because we have had support from More Water 4 Afr...
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Apr
04

Friends Day at Footprints

Yesterday we arranged for some friends from school to come visit for the day. Lots of activities took place, including dancing and football, some of the Footprints children's favourite activities. From the pictures it looks like a good time was had by all
Mar
28

EVA PUTS ON HER RUNNING SHOES FOR THE FOOTPRINTS FAMILY

Eva Bailey is putting on her running shoes and aiming to run 50k for The Footprints Family.  In 2017, Eva tragically lost her childhood best friend, Holly Brown.  This week Holly would have celebrated her 18th birthday along with her twin sister, Emma. The Brown Family are long time supporters of our charity and, at the heart of The ...
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Mar
28

BONUS BALL UPDATE - SECOND WINNER IN MARCH

On Saturday 20th March, Ball number 21 was drawn and this ball had been purchased by one of our lovely supporters, Rachel Pankratz.   This Bonus Ball was only the second winning number drawn on our Bonus Ball Fundraiser for the whole of March.         Saturday 6th March saw number 15 drawn for The Brown ...
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Mar
08

Two new additions to The Footprints Family

We have news that The Footprints Family have managed to rescue a young girl named Catherine aged approx. 15 years old (we are unsure at this moment of her correct age) and her 2-year-old son Samwell from a life of danger and poverty.  Catherine can now begin a safe life at Footprints where she can once again be a child and receive a much-wante...
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Mar
07

BONUS BALL - BROWN FAMILY WIN!

Saturday 6th March and The Footprints Family had another winner for their Bonus Ball Fundraiser.    The first ball drawn for March was number 15.  This had been purchased by the Brown Family.  Sari, Martin and Emma have been long time supporters of the Footprints Family and are very passionate about the charity.  Ball ...
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Feb
21

Playtime at Footprints

Picture a Christmas morning; a birthday, or just a moment of indulgence when buying a toy to play with for children in the UK… For most, not all, it would consist of brightly coloured plastic toys in all shapes and sizes. A yellow plastic tea-pot, An 'authentic' BBQ, a Barbie doll in her glad-rags and the like. But what is play and why does it matt...
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Feb
21

February 20th - Footprints Family Bonus Ball sees another winner!!

 Saturday 20th February and the National Lottery Bonus Ball was number 10.   This Ball had been purchased by Sally-Anne Cubbon as a Christmas Gift for friends.   Sally-Anne will be forwarding the £30.00 winnings on to them and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank her for participating in our Fundraiser and ...
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Feb
14

VALENTINES WEEKEND BRINGS A WINNER!

Saturday 13th February and The Footprints Family Bonus Ball saw another winner !!  This week, Number 48 was drawn as the bonus ball on the UK National Lottery. This ball had been purchased by Jane and Tony Pimm and they decided to show some 'Valentines' weekend love and asked that we donate their winnings back to the charit...
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Feb
14

Raphael's life at University

Raphael's StoryWho am I?Do you really want to know?The story of my life is not for the faint of heart. If someone said it was a happy little tail, if someone told you I was your average little boy, not a care in the world. Someone lied.But, let me assure you this, my story like any other is worth telling. My story is about a woman, that woman stand...
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Feb
18

Our Chicken Project

Our self sustainability programme is on its way !!! The chicks are put out in to the chicken house. In February 2018, a total of 52 chicks went out into our chicken house as a result of round 1 of our chicken project - this was a real success for us and another area of self-sustainability was on its way! There were also another 40 fertilized eggs f...
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Feb
11

Our brave little soldier update...

We have good news... Nicolas is now out of hospital and back at home at Footprints. Looking a little sad but we are sure he will have his lovely smile back in a few days. Nicolas is still on medication but is on the mend. Thank you to everyone for your kind thoughts and get well wishes.
Feb
09

Our brave little soldier

Yesterday our brave little soldier Nicolas was admitted to hospital with septic tonsils. He has been suffering with a sore throat, cough and high temperature, so we decided to take no risks and get him checked out at hospital. He was admitted for an overnight stay to be reviewed today. Aunty Ann stayed with him but as you see from the photo he is a...
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Feb
08

FIRST WEEK IN FEBRUARY SEES A WINNER!!

Saturday 6th February saw Number 6 drawn as the Bonus Ball on the National Lottery and produced a winner on the Footprints Family Bonus Ball Fundraiser! Debbie and Ray Ashley, friends of The Footprints Family and supporters of our charity were our lucky winners. Kindly, Debbie and Ray have asked that we keep their winnings to help continu...
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