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