Nicholas was only 10 days old when he was found by a 13 year old boy abandoned on the roadside.

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
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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Dec
11

Our new arrival was rather unexpected!

Our final addition to the Footprints Family this year is our youngest ever child, a baby of only 10 days old. He was abandoned on the roadside and found by a 13 year old boy, who took him home to his own mother. The family reported the baby to the Chief who took them all to the Police Station. On Monday 11th December the Children's Department conta...
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Mar
31

Nicholas in February & March 2018

After plenty of love, good food and care, Nicholas is blooming. He is putting on plenty of weight and his skin is completely healed - what a transformation. Thank you to everyone who has sent clothes, milk and nappies, all of which ore expensive out in Kenya. Here is Nicholas in March - he is, as you can see, growing quickly and developing well.&nb...
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Dec
23

Nicholas is baptised

On Sunday 23rd December everyone went to church for a special service where the Bishop of Mombasa attended. We took Nicholas for a blessing, however the Bishop baptised him - what a special event at Christmas. We were all very emotional. Now we can concentrate on ensuring Nicholas has a loving start to life.