Dodore Beneficiaries

 

 

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Ghana beneficiaries

  • April 27, 2016

Dodore Foundation extended donation to Ghana to give unconditional funds to the mothers headed families. With the help of Jerry Osei Bonsu, the Ghanaian field officer, the process of selection began by contacting a pastor of a church in the selected slum. An announcement was made by the Pastor stating the requirements of the mothers […]

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Ladies of Influence

  • April 27, 2016

In June 2011, Dodore Foundation started a project in Kibera (one of Kenya’s biggest slums) with the aims of uplifting mother-headed-families. Dodore started granting a number of poor mother headed families small unconditional gift of around 10 euro every month. This money might seem very small to many of us living in the Netherlands, but […]

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Caroline

  • April 27, 2016

Caroline is a widow who lives with her two children and her niece in Kibera Slums in Nairobi. The 38 year old woman has a small stall that she uses as a salon to braid women’s hair for a living. Like all the other women in Ladies of Influence, she believes that a woman must […]

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Gaudencia

  • April 27, 2016

Gaudencia moved to Kibera in 1986 after her husband died and her in-laws chased her form her matrimonial home in the village. Before she was kicked out of her home, Gaudencia used to live with her husband in a village in Kisumu together with their daughter. In some communities in Kenya, a male child is […]

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Judith

  • April 27, 2016

Judith is the most industrious woman among the ten beneficiaries in Kibera slums, Nairobi Kenya. She is a house help to five different people who always call her whenever they need her to do their chores which includes hand washing clothes, washing the dishes and cleaning the house. She works for at least five days […]

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Mable

  • April 27, 2016

Mable Anyango was the first lady to be identified by Dodore Foundation as a beneficiary in 2011. At that time she was undergoing treatment in a hospital in Kibera slums while staying with her father who fully supported her during the time she was ailing. After getting better, Mable helped with identifying the other 11 […]

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Tuungane Youth Group; Kisumu

  • April 27, 2016

Tuungane youth group was started in the year 2015 with the aim of supporting widows and orphans. The youth planned to achieve this by doing table banking and farming. The group started with over thirty like-minded individuals who had a common goal; help the orphans and widows. Some members, however, got other opportunities and left […]

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Mary

  • April 27, 2016

When I visited Mary at her house, she was very sick. We took a couple of breaks to allow her to catch her breath in between the interview. At the end of the interview, she was strong enough to smile for the camera even though she had all the reasons not to. The 55year old […]

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Muyathi

  • April 27, 2016

Muyathi is one of the women who are benefiting from the monthly unconditional grant from Dodore Foundation. Her husband passed away in 1993 after ailing for a very long time and her family had used up to the last savings they had for his medication. In 2010, she started being sickly every now and then […]

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Rose

  • April 27, 2016

Rose was enrolled as one of Dodore Foundation Beneficiaries in 2012. The 59 year old woman lives in Kibera slums with two of her grandchildren whose parents are not able to provide for the children. Her husband passed away in 2007 after being sick for a long time and she was left to take care […]

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Rosetorian

  • April 27, 2016

‘May God bless each and every individual that contribute money towards helping that unfortunate women like me’, these were the first remarks made by Rosetorian about the Dodore Foundation. The mother of four lost her husband who was the bread winner in 2009 when she was pregnant for her lastborn son. With no education and […]

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Gertrude

  • July 11, 2016

A horrified look is what Gertrude had on her face when she came home one evening from work and found her house, a single roomed building made of iron sheets, on fire. Her house was among 10 houses that burnt to ashes from what was said to be a faulty electric connection. Like any other […]

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Jacinta

  • July 11, 2016

The joy of every mother is to see their children grow and finish school. For Jacinta’s case, she always dreamt of her son finishing school and getting a job so that he could help in taking up some of the house responsibilities like paying bills. Her son was her only hope. Just as her son […]

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Winfred

  • July 11, 2016

‘I would like Dodore Foundation to continue supporting poor single mothers, grow bigger and  get more donors so that they can help other single women who are going through tough times’. These were the words of Winfred about Dodore Foundation during an interview in her tiny single roomed house in Sinai slum, Nairobi. Winfred is […]

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Dorcas

  • July 13, 2016

In June 2015, as Dorcas was minding her business, she was approached by a Community Health Worker (CHWs are members of a community who are chosen by community members or organizations to provide basic health and medical care to their community) who had previously attended to her when she was sick. Jacinta, the community health […]

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