Nov
19

Website training at for the Footprints Family Youth Programme

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Having website training with WA Designs & Auntie Jo today, as part of the COVID Lockdown Youth Programme in conjunction with the new Footprints Family objective for supporting our over 18 year old children. Even Mama Kerry enjoyed learning today too. This is a huge milestone for the Footprints Family introducing technology into the lives of the...
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Nov
01

Today we are so immensely proud

We have taken our first young adult, Raphael, to board a bus bound for Nairobi, the capital city here in Kenya, He is going to be starting 4 years studying at University, studying International Relations. He was extremely nervous as were we but seeing him leave is a huge milestone. Raphael was left outside the Footprints gates in 2013 with his youn...
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Nov
26

Joseph meets his sister

What makes me more happier than meeting my sister? Well as a genuine habit of humanity, family is important. My sisters name is Anne and I love her dearly. As fate decides for us, we are Living far from each other but of course distance is a test of how far love can go. Whenever we come together I become  ALIVE.     &n...
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Jan
05

The start of returning to senior school

Time for Anna, Eliza and Hadija to travel back to their secondary school, Kingwede Girls High School. All set with everything they need to be COVID safe. The girls have been home schooled here at Footprints since March so it will be good to get some normality back. Thank you once again to everyone who had continued to support Footprints at this dif...
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Aug
31

Abigail

In May 2019 Mama Kerry Uncle Patrick and our social worker Alex, made the journey, by foot into the forest to the home of the children's Aunty Milka her husband and their 2 children one being Naomi suffering from severe cerebral palsy and the grandmother . Milka had herself walked the 6km to Footprints on three occasions to plea for ...
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Jan
12

CALLING ALL JUST GIVING DONORS

Dear Friends We have emailed this letter to all our wonderful JustGiving monthly donors to ask them to transfer their donations over to The Footprints Family.  We have set up a new Footprints Family JustGiving page and are going to close the old Footprints Orphanage JustGiving page at the end of this month.  Conscious that we might have o...
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Sep
15

Rose Joins Footprints

Baby Rose was rescued into the care of Footprints when her mother Ruth, at the young age of 16 was forced to escape her unimaginable home life. African Tribal cultures are in many ways to be respected but sometimes their traditional practices are acts of child abuse and neglect. Ruth of the Massai tribe had already had her father arrange an early m...
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Jan
10

Footprints Bonus Ball - 9th January 2021

 Saturday 9th January, Week 2 of our Bonus Ball Fundraiser. This week Number 53 was drawn as the Bonus Ball. We have a Winner!!!   Donna Grant, a long time friend and supporter of the Footprints Family selected Ball 53. We wish to thank Donna for her amazing generosity as she has chosen not to collect her prize mo...
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Jan
04

Returning to school the COVID way

The Footprints Family would like to wish everyone a very safe and healthy New Year. Today after 9 months of being in lockdown at the home we went back to school the COVID way. The children were last at their schools in March last year. We have been home schooling them during lockdown so they have not missed out on their education. We thank you for ...
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Jan
03

Footprints Bonus Ball - 2nd January 2021

Happy New Year everyone. Last night saw the first National Lottery Draw of 2021 and also the first week of our Bonus Ball Fundraiser.   This week's bonus ball number is 37, although nobody has picked that number so there is no winner this week. Ball number 37's theme relates to Kijana's Story below. The bonus ball star...
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Dec
25

He's been …….

Special photos of the children of The Footprints Family enjoying their Christmas morning. Each child received a Santa hat filled with a small toy, sweets and a very special treat of an apple. They have decorated a huge tree traditionally cut down from the bush nearby the home that this year looks amazing.  Merry Christmas to all of you and a s...
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Dec
25

A Special Christmas Treat

As funds are so tight this year instead of being able to give lots of gifts for Christmas we decided to treat the children of Footprints to a visit to the beach. Just a few photos of a magical day out from our Footprints home. Creating a lovely memory for the children to hold on to with their Footprints Family. Merry Christmas from the Footprints F...
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Dec
25

The night before Christmas

Mama Kerry reading a very special story to the very excited children of The Footprints Family before they all get tucked up in bed to wait to see if Santa has visited. 
Dec
20

Join the Footprints Family for some Festive Favourites

Thank you for joining The Footprints Family as they delight you with some festive favourites, filmed by the children themselves. We thank each and every one of you for your continued support We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Asante Sana The Footprints Family Special Thanks to Arthur Ashton for his production of the final...
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Dec
07

We have a Strictly Winner!

Due to the elimination last night of JJ Chalmers from the Strictly competition The Footprints Family have a WINNER for our Strictly Sweepstake. The only person remaining in our competition is Jan Heath who remains with HRVY, Maisy and Bill Bailey as her predictions. Congratulations to Jan who has very kindly offered to donate her £100 winnings back...
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Dec
05

Urgent plea from Mama Kerry

This morning we have some sad urgent news.  Our beautiful lovely baby Janet has been admitted to hospital with possible sepsis. This has been caused by an infection from a boil on her tummy. Mama Kerry has rushed her to the local hospital in Diani where she has been sedated to undergo surgery. This is to have it lanced and drained as it is dee...
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Dec
02

A 'Ball' with a difference

A huge thank you to those of you who have already supported The Footprints Family by purchasing one of our numbers on the BONUS BALL.  The most up-to-date list of numbers sold is shown below.   There are still some numbers available to purchase during December.   Why not purchase a Bonus Ball as a gift with a differenc...
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Nov
26

Join us for our footprint family carol service

Footprints has begun the spirit of Christmas with practicing a selective of English and kiswahili carols . The truth is that all the children and staff here at Footprints are working with zeal and zest so as to make our carol service a success. Please join us on the 20th of December to celebrate the special time of the year at T...
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Nov
19

Cow fence

Restricts the three cows from destroying  the vegetables in the gardens  Author: Bakari Hassan
Nov
24

The chicken project 2020

The chicken project started a while ago and it is going on well. We are very proud of it. The chickens provide us with eggs for us to eat either boiled, fried or as an egg dish. We feed the chicken with the correct feed so that we may have adequate produce as we require for the whole home. The chicken project has helped us in a great way. Author: M...
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