FAQ - Karura Ka Nyunga Primary School

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Concord-St. Andrew's United Methodist Church
KARURA MISSION
5910 Goldsboro Road
Bethesda, MD 20817.

100% of your tax-deductible donation will go to the Karura Ka Nyungu school managed through the Sarah Wainaina Education Fund Committee. The Sarah Wainaina Education Fund 's first priority is to provide uniforms, school supplies, and porridge for 50 of the "Neediest of the Needy" students, and the salary of two cooks for the Porridge program. The second priority is to purchase basic teacher classroom materials and reading books for the students.

When making a donation on line, donors have the option to add 2.75% of their donation to cover administrative costs. If you'd like to include the admin fee with your online donation, just check the box on the payment page when you make your online donation. The administrative costs are covered through separate donations made both online and by check.

A female worker is paid about 300 Kenya Shillings (KSh) per day ($2.95) depending on the employer's ability to pay. A male worker is paid 500 KSh. per day ($4.90) and this depends on the availability of jobs which sometimes are on and off due to weather and economic activities of the area. The average monthly income is about 6000 KSh. ($60.00 per month).

The Sarah Wainaina Education Fund provides 50 "Neediest of the Needy" porridge Monday - Friday.

Casual laborers and peasant farmers.

The Karura Mission helps provide 50 of the "neediest of the needy" with new uniforms.

The average cost for a new Uniform is $15.00.

A functional Karura school committee oversees the transparency of each purchase. The committee is headed by Ms. Sarah Wainaina, and it is comprised of Head teacher, school secretary, and community and church representatives.

The official recording is that Karura Ka Nyungu Primary School is a DEB public primary schools registered under Education Act. Reg. No G/PE/3528/11, located in Kabete zone in Kabete Sub County, Kiambu County. Kiambu County is in the former Central Province of Kenya. The county is adjacent to the northern border of Nairobi County.