Eve Coles first worked as a volunteer in Kenya, in 2010. She worked in an orphanage in Nanyuki, where she met many of the children we now support.
She built a wonderful friendship with Rose with whom she stayed. Rose is head of Nanyuki Prep School, which Club Rafiki supports.
Eve has since been back to Kenya many times takening volunteers with her including her husband, son and sister. She has now set up a charity to support the children of Nanyuki Prep School.
Nanyuki is a market town in Laikipia County of Kenya lying northwest of Mount Kenya and is situated just above the equator (0° 01' North). It was founded in 1907 by British settlers in the early days of colonial Kenya, some of whose descendants still live in and around the town. Nanyuki is currently the main airbase of the Kenya Air Force. The British Army also keeps a base at The Nanyuki Show Ground (NSG) from where it conducts yearly desert and jungle training exercises on the mountain and in the arid areas to the north.
The town is today multi-cultural and is the market center for farms, ranches, game parks and wildlife conservancies in the region. It's also the base for people seeking to climb Mount Kenya, the most famous landmark in the country. The Equator line passes 6.5 km (4 mi) south of this town.
We are a grassroots charity dedicated to supporting educational needs of disadvantaged children of Nanyuki Preparatory School in Kenya.
Our vision is for all children in Nanyuki to receive a schooling that provides a strong education enabling them to create a future for themselves that involves a good job with prospects. Ultimately to make a difference to their lives.
We work with Toto Care Support Group with Rose Muhoro. We work alongside her and her teachers. We also work with Jalia, our sister charity - if you would like to support their Feeding Programme or higher educational please get in touch with them.
Nanyuki Prep supports those pupils who would not otherwise be able to attend school, whether they are orphans or simply very poor.