The St Andrews Baby Unit is located in a rural part of Kenya and provides care for up to 15 babies, from newborn to 3years, who have been orphaned, abandoned or neglected.
In this day and age many mothers are still dying in childbirth & some feel forced to abandon their newborn baby. The St. Andrews Baby Unit offers care & shelter for motherless babies & those who have been neglected or mistreated. The unit caters for up to15 babies and has its own kitchen, indoor open area and covered outdoor play area. Within this safe environment, babies from desperate situations are cared for in the hope that those with no extended family can be adopted in the local community.
Our baby unit takes care of all aspects of childcare - feeding, clothing, development, medical care - but without the conveniences of modern western society such as washing machines & disposable diapers. We want to give these babies brighter futures.
This project gives orphaned & abandoned babies a better chance of having a good life. Some will hopefully be adopted by caring families, others restored to extended family when circumstances allow. Until then, they will be cared for in a safe place.
"I feel that Kandara baby unit is a haven that has nurtured future big men and women who would have otherwise perished in the cruel hands of fate." - Susan Wanjiru, Nurse, Kandara Health Centre
Total Funding Received to Date: £6,776
Remaining Goal to be Funded: £2,274
Total Funding Goal: £9,050
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