Our initial focus is to insure that each child has the basic provisions of life: food, clothing, shelter, basic medical care and an elementary education. Each child lives in a group home under the direction of a trusted pastor who has a proven history of caring for abandoned children. The provision of these basic necessities by the pastors and their congregation alone has proven to be beyond their ability. Therefore Compassion for Africa partners with the pastors by raising monthly support of $40.
Beyond the basics, we also raise funds for improvements in the living conditions within the group homes and provision for each child’s higher education. In East Africa, high school is done in boarding schools of which approximately a third of the population attends. To birth a new future, we must provide the opportunities for our children to excel in ways they could only dream of while living in abandonment.