Easter Basket: Servanthood, Giving & Love

This year’s Easter Basket was a complete success, seeing to it that 400 children from different families got a basket of goodies. The criteria to ascertain which child deserves this basket is simple. The class teacher of every class is tasked to find 10 of the most needy students. This was achieved successfully because Ruben Primary teachers have a one on one interaction with their students. The 400 students include 10 from the special needs units, which the teacher tries to be 100% fair.

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Physiotherapy proves pivotal in Mukuru and its environs

Did you know that you can access Occupational/physiotherapy services at a cost of Ksh. 70 only at Ruben Centre? Meet 10 year old Emmanuel who was being a typical boy until he injured his arm and dislocated his elbow late last year. The mother, who raises the boy single handedly, explained how she frantically sought help at the medical center within the vicinity but she was referred for further medical attention in one of the level five hospitals in Nairobi

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What Happened to Basic Education in Kenya?

Across the African continent the mean age of the 1.2 billion populations is twenty years. In Kenya it is reportedly put at nineteen years. This young population clearly indicates just under around half of Kenya’s population is within the school age bracket.

Enormous financial and human resources go into education and so it is no wonder it is always in the social spotlight.   

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Daycare beams hope for Mukuru Slums dwellers

You will not imagine how impactful and convenient something as small as a daycare within a slum is. Meet today’s 3 super women: Stella Ndinda, Stella Kanini and Caro Auma. Their day, like most casual workers in Kenya, starts as early as 4:30 in the morning. By 6:30 they are at their proud jobs in Ruben Centre’s daycare unit. By this time parents of babies ranging from 6 months to 3 year olds are already at the institution armed with their Ksh. 30 as service charges. The trio goes on to receive babies until about 8:00 AM.

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