Children of the Rising Sun Orphanage

We've accomplished a lot so far

Thanks to your help, Children of the Rising Sun has come a remarkably long way since first opening in 1994:

1994
Purchased five two-seater school desks
1995
Officially registered as a charity club in Kenya with the number #18188
1996
Elisabeth Meynhart donates 80,000 square metres of land for the children
1997
Opening of the first two buildings of the "Children of the Rising Sun Home"
1999
New staff come on board, including our seamstress, gardener, caretaker, and night watchman
2003
Five-classroom school built
2004
Infirmary built
2005
Inauguration of the infirmary and construction of a kindergarten for 150 children
2006
Nursery expanded with additional classroom to hold up to 150 children
2007
Rooms built for computer training, sewing, and various other activities
2008
Training room set up with 21 computer workstations
2008
Construction of a sports and game room
2010
Renovations made to the CRS home, school and kindergarten
2011
6 additional toilets installed on site
2012
A second new water tower built for kindergarten, school, home and infirmary
2012
Erection of a large greenhouse for food production
2013
Opening of a brand new water tower
2016
Construction of the Cow shed completed
2016
Cleared the land to start growing fruits and vegetables
2017
Installation of solar panels on the dormitories has been completed and works have begun to install solar panels on the school to provide their electricity requirements