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A New Building for the LC Education Centre

For the past 9 years that PCA has been involved with the school & centre, it was located in a rented compound. With rising rents & looking towards sustainability, it was decided to purchase a building for the school. Fortunately one was found where the...

The rise up campaign continues…

In September 2010 PCA held a fund raiser at the Great Canadian Theatre Company. We raised $15,000.00. All of which went to the payment of the building. A huge “thank you” to everyone who participated in this event. We now embark on the last phase of payment for the...

Renovations

This winter we received a designated donation for renovations to the school. We put lighting in many of the classrooms, 4 toilets with showers were built. The children are now able to shower at school there is no water in most of Mathare. We added two water cachement...

Scholarships

For the second year in a row, “the Mathare Scholarship Trust” a non profit organization out of Ottawa, offered one of our children a secondary school scholarship. The ministry of education stated that they didn’t know how our children score such high marks in final...

Children’s First Outing

It was their first time on a bus, first time going out of Mathare slum and first time they saw an elephant. It was a huge success & the entire slum was talking about it for...