children’s home

  • Children have the rights to protection, freedom from violence & exploitation and to a safe and supportive environment. It is imperative that a safe and conducive environment be created and maintained for children to enable them to grow, develop and mature properly during the period of their childhood. Macheo believes that every child has an […]

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  • Transition from alternative care can be challenging for young children. It is widely recognized that a safe and secure family is the optimal environment for the growth and development of children. Maximum efforts should therefore be made to reintegrate children who are currently separated back into their families and communities. Macheo recognizes that it is […]

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  • Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVC) constitute the most vulnerable members of the society because they lack the most basic needs such as food, health care, shelter and education. In addition they are stigmatized, thus exposing them to further abuse and exploitation. At the community and family level there is increased stress on the extended families […]

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  • Last Friday Macheo Children’s Home (MCH) held a Christmas party. It was nice time for the children and staffs to come together and celebrate the successes realized by each in the year. All were happy; they sang, danced and took lunch together. It was also a time to say good bye to 17 children who […]

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  • Today the KCPE examination kicks off. 10 children of Macheo will be writing that exam for the next 3 days. Macheo wishes Monica, Madrin, Kelvin, Charles, Munyiva, Ziporah, John, Mbinya, Mary and Simon success in their examination!

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  • Macheo Children Home is again calm since most of the children went for home visit. Most of Macheo children visit their guardians during school holidays and spend some time together. The home visits vary depending with the guardian’s home situation. Some home visits are done with continues supervision, while others are visited by the social […]

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  • Macheo children are once again on holiday! Macheo Children’s Home is once again a bee hive of activities during the day. These activities are especially play, sports and games for the children. During these activities the children also have time to catch-up after 3 months of studies at various schools. We believe that the children […]

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  • The children, who are admitted into Macheo Children’s Home, come from various backgrounds. The background has influence on the character and altitude of a child. Most children in Macheo come from disadvantaged background hence they are admitted into Macheo Children’s Home, where they are provided with a safe, caring, loving and child friendly environment that […]

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  • The loss of a child is one of the hardest things someone might have to deal with. At Macheo we have been shocked by the death of one of the children that was entrusted to us; Baby Hope. From the beginning of our short journey together it has been more than clear that Hope didn’t […]

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  • In Kenya 6 in 10 women become single mothers before they celebrate their 45th birthday, this is due to men abandoning their role as providers of their children. Some of the factors contributing to this include struggle to cope with modernisation, peer pressure and irresponsibility. Children brought up in single parent families are believed to […]

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