Direct Link helps to bring together the peoples of Kenya and the rest of the world, through community projects.
"Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace." Confucius
Welcome to Direct Link. We are a charity, established in 1988, to help vulnerable, disadvantaged children and grannies (plus two grandpas), in a very rural area of Kenya.
We find sponsors for children to gain an education, many of whom are orphans and/or disabled, who would otherwise be unable to attend school at any level.
Each child is followed throughout his/her school life, and, if good enough KCSE (Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education) exam results are achieved, they can continue their education at university, college or a training facility. Over the years, many of our children have graduated from university or attended various colleges to learn different trades.
We also provide specific support for deaf children and adults within the community.
We have established a number of projects, connected to a local primary school, with whom we work, including the provision of food for the disabled boarders (KBK), 'Pam's Sign Language College' which teaches deaf signing to both adults and children, the rolling out of a scheme to inform church congregations about what disability actually means, a 'Foodbank for Grannies' (FFG), and art classes for all the children.
More information about all these and more projects can be seen on our GET INVOLVED page.
Please click on the following link to find out more about how you can make a donation. We appreciate any amount of money you can donate – every penny counts.
100% of all donations is sent direct to specified projects, with no deductions, as all administration costs are borne by our volunteers in Britain and Kenya, and by our very generous annual Gift Aid funds.
If you would like to know more about our charity projects, how you can get involved, or you have any other questions, please get in touch with us. If you would like us to give a talk/presentation to your local church or other organisation, we will be happy to do so.
You would be very welcome to pay a visit to our school in Kenya, to see the children in their classrooms, and to offer your help in any subject, particularly sports or the arts.
WE ARE A small LOCAL CHARITY DOING BIG THINGS IN KENYA
Copyright (C) 1988 Pamela McGibbon - All rights reserved