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American Friends of Gatoto, Inc.

Org #77404
Vetted since 2020
2015
year founded
$12,948
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

American Friends of Gatoto (AFG) is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 established to raise funds to support the Gatoto Primary School and its community in the Mukuru kwa Reuben slum located on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Largely run by volunteers, the board covers our minimal overhead so that 100% of contributions raised can go directly to support the school. The Gatoto Primary School is a pre-K thru 8 community school located in an "informal settlement" in an industrial area of Nairobi. As such, it receives no funding from the government and offers education to a community of kids who would otherwise not receive one. In the miles of urban sprawl consisting of wall-to-wall tin shacks, G... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Laura Kane
Laura Kane
Yassi Tamdji
Yassi Tamdji
Team
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Organization Information
4320 Tuckerman Street
University Park, MD 20782
United States
301-775-7742
Organization Information
4320 Tuckerman Street
University Park, MD 20782
United States
301-775-7742

Project Reports

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Sep 23, 2021
Promising Progress and Continuing Challenges
Thank you so much for your continued support of AFG’s crucial work in feeding and educating the children of Mukuru kwa Rueben! Following Betty’s passing, Gatoto’s new leadership and...
May 27, 2021
Celebrating the life of Betty Nyagoha
We invite you to join us for an online memorial for Betty Nyagoha this Friday, May 28th at 9:30am Eastern Time (2:30 pm Ireland Time, 4:30 pm Kenya Time)  This event is organized by Irish and...
Mar 24, 2021
Very Sad News from Gatoto
It is with profound sadness that AFG informs Gatoto’s many friends around the world that Betty Nyagoha, our beloved School Head and founding teacher, passed away suddenly after a recent COVID-19...
 
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