Advocacy is crucial, particularly for marginalized children. Through community seminars and linking to resource groups, MCC helps children access rights and resources, instilling self-assuredness, autonomy, and advocacy skills. The aim is to imbue a sense of self-advocacy and to galvanize them into becoming their own best advocates.
Makindu Children's Centre provides education to enrolled children from preschool to high school/vocational school, addressing challenges in Kenya's public school system, emphasizing the transformative power of education to inspire hope, broaden horizons, and nurture dreams, with MCC sponsoring students at affordable costs.
Founded in 1998, MCC addresses the plight of orphaned children living on the streets, placing them under the care of loving guardians. This initiative instills a sense of family and belonging, promoting a thriving community. Interestingly, these guardians often become ardent supporters of the Centre's work.
Makindu Children's Centre ensures comprehensive healthcare for children under its care, ranging from regular check-ups to treatment for acute illnesses, chronic conditions, and malnutrition. With a relentless commitment to the children's health, MCC continuously strives for improvements to better serve its beneficiaries.
Makindu Children's Centre extends its care beyond education, offering a daily nutritious meal to hundreds of its children. The Centre also distributes bulk food supplies to families in need, addressing malnutrition, an issue intensified by various socio-political and economic factors across Africa.
Since its inception in 1998, MCC has attained numerous remarkable feats. We've established a feeding program, a Children's Center, water tanks, education initiatives, and sustainable livelihood programs. All these projects strive to empower the Kenyan community for a brighter, more prosperous future.
At Makindu Children’s Centre, psychosocial support is woven into the fabric of its programs. The Centre provides an atmosphere of love and hope, alongside essential crisis intervention. This is crucial for these children who have encountered substantial challenges in their early lives.
The Makindu Children's Centre ensures homeless children find a safe haven in vetted homes within the community. The Centre ensures care, support, and a sense of belonging within the community. This initiative promotes unity, strength, and empowerment, fostering the well-being and resilience of everyone involved.