Willy Mwangi Kariuki
Willy lives with his mother. He has six sisters, some in their 20s. His dad passed away in 2010 and was left in the care of his mother who is unemployed. She is a casual laborer, looking for work on a daily basis, but many days there is none to be found. They do not have any running water in their home, so they must buy water daily in 20 liter jugs from water vendors.
Kibera is the second largest slum in Africa. There is no waste removal or clean water, and open sewage runs through the slum. Education comes with a high price to the children here; they must provide their own supplies and uniform, which they cannot afford. Sponsorship provides school fees, a school uniform, lunch at school, a monthly food basket, emergency medical care, and the Saturday Bible Club through International Needs Kenya.