On the 2 November, Lance Corporal (LCpl) Rana from the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK) Royal Engineer Support team organised a charity dinner to fundraise for orphan children cared for by the Nanyuki Furaha Foundation.
The charitable Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) is dedicated to the rehabilitation, education and provision of the basic requirements of orphaned children to become self-reliant and independent. It currently hosts 40 children between the ages 2 – 17 years.
The Foundation was initially started in 2014 to address the growing problem of street children with Nanyuki hosting one of the largest populations of street children per capita in Kenya.
In total, 62 people including BATUK personnel, local volunteers and business owners supported the fundraising initiative, helping to raise a grand total of Ksh 113,000 for the Foundation.