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Evanson Ndungu Mutheru  

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  • Age: 8
  • Birthday: May 24, 2006
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Kenya
  • Center: PCEA Thogoto Parish Child Development Center
  • Child ID: KE9030424
    • Waiting: 325 Days for a sponsor.
    • Child lives in an AIDS-affected area.
    • Child lives in an area with higher risk of exploitation and abuse.
Evanson makes his home with his grandfather and his grandmother. Gathering firewood and running errands are his household duties. His grandfather is sometimes employed as a farmer and his grandmother maintains the home.

For fun, Evanson enjoys playing ball games and playing group games. He attends church activities regularly and is in primary school where his performance is average.

Please remember Evanson in your prayers. Your love and support will help him to receive the assistance he needs to grow and develop.
Evanson lives on the plains of Thogoto Kikuyu, home to approximately 40,000 residents. Typical houses are constructed of dirt floors, wood walls and sheet iron roofs. The primary ethnic group and language is Kikuyu.

The regional diet consists of maize, beans and potatoes. Common health problems in this area include upper respiratory tract infections, skin diseases and intestinal worms. Most adults work as subsistence farmers and earn the equivalent of $39 per month. This community has electricity and water but needs educational resources and employment opportunities.

Your sponsorship allows the staff of PCEA Thogoto Parish Child Development Center to provide Evanson with Bible teaching, health education, recreational activities, music classes, interpersonal skills training, debate clubs, tutoring, nutritious meals and literacy classes. The center staff will also provide support groups, income-generating activities and opportunities for project involvement for the parents or guardians of Evanson.
North of the equator, Kenya is hot and dry. South of the equator are the humid coast, the temperate highlands and tropical Lake Victoria. Volcanic mountains and the Great Rift Valley occupy the west. Although the highlands around Nairobi are fertile, only 11 percent of Kenya's land is farmed.

The majority of rural farmers and herders represent more than 40 ethnic groups. Forty-five percent are Protestant, 33 percent are Catholic, 10 percent are Muslim and the rest practice indigenous beliefs. English and Swahili are the official languages. Compassion works mostly in south-central Kenya.

Before the coming of the Europeans, Kenya was peopled by waves of cattle-herding African clans. The coastal areas were also home to Arab traders. The Portuguese, Dutch and British, who gained control in 1896, later targeted this trade. During World War I, Kenya served as a British base of operations against the Germans in East Africa. After the Kikuyu-led Mau Mau Rebellion of the early 1950s, Kenya gained independence in 1963 and Jomo Kenyatta became its leader.

Self-rule continued in 1978 when President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi took power in a constitutional succession. President Moi stepped down in December of 2002 following fair and peaceful elections. Mwai Kibaki was elected president for a five-year term. He was re-elected in 2007 after controversial elections that resulted in violence, leaving over 1,000 people dead. A coalition government was formed, putting a halt to the violence.

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Child's Location: West of Nairobi

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