Choose a Child Financing sponsorship Our Waiting List Here is a selection of the children who are currently looking for a sponsor. If you want to enable one of them to go to school please get in touch with us! Grace B. M., 17 years Almeric M., 8 years Cynthia A., 17 years Mary A., 13 years Malvin M., 13 years Mercy A., 11 years Travis C., 4 years Duncan T., 18 years Lona S., 18 years Benjamin M., 11 years Daisy A., 15 years Violet A. Judy W. Lavin A. Joshua P.D Grace B. M., 17 years Grace B. is a seventeen year old girl who lives together with her mother and her five siblings in Kisumu. The family has gone through a lot since the parents separated. Grace and her siblings are frequently sent out of school because her mother is unable to pay school fees for them. Her mother doesn’t have a stable job and works as a casual worker to sustain the family as the father does not support them in any way. Therefore, they even struggle to pay for the basic needs such as food and rent. Grace would love to go to school again without the fear of being sent home. If sponsored through Real Stars she could be continue with her education and be able to achieve her dreams. Almeric M., 8 years Almeric M. is an eight year old boy living with his older brother and his uncle in Kitengela. Almeric dropped out of school in 2016 because his mother was not able to take him to school. Almeric’s mother became sick and died in December 2017. Luckily, in 2018 they went back to school through their pastor’s help. The church contributed money to pay rent and household items for them. Their uncle also dropped out of school in class 8 due to lack of school fee and works as a conductor. His earns very little therefore cannot provide for his nephews. Almeric loves dancing and singing and he does that in church and during leisure time. His future dream is to become an Artist. Cynthia A., 17 years Cynthia A. is a seventeen-year-old girl living in Bondo village, with her siblings and her single mother. Cynthia’s father died of an illness and her mother has been the sole provider of the family. She does casual work and sells some of her farm produce to sustain the family. The income she gets is not enough to cater for the needs of the family and pay the fees of her kids. Cynthia’s elder brother just completed high school and her sister is in class 7, Cynthia just joined form 1, after scoring 273 marks in her Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams last year. Cynthia will like to be assisted in furthering and completing her education Mary A., 13 years Mary A. is a 13-year-old girl and is currently in grade 6 at Star of Wonder School. She comes from a family of seven; her mother and her six other siblings with ages from 23 to 1 years old. The family doesn’t pay rent at the moment as they have been given a grace period to live in the room where they are supposed to pay a rent of Ksh.3000 per month, as they are his oldest tenants. The landlord has given them 2 rooms in the establishment, the store and a main room. Mary’s oldest brother, Ibrahim, sleeps in the store while the rest of the family sleep in the main room. They do not have any beds and sleep on mattresses on the floor in the cluttered unclean rooms. Due to the low irregular income Mary’s mother Pamela’s work does not consistently provide the family with basic needs and they sometimes go without food although Mary has two meals (Breakfast and Lunch) at school. Malvin M., 13 years Malvin M. is a 13-year-old boy who lives in Kangemi with his paternal aunt since his parents passed on, his mother in 2010 and the father in 2016. The aunt who is the mother’s sister has been his legal guardian since then, taking care of him and the sister. The aunt who sells food at the nearby market called Gishagi in Kangemi does not make much from the small business she runs which has her in debts as she has to take care of not only Malvin and the sister but also her three children that live with her as well. Due to the aunt’s unreliable source of income and the lack of support from their other family members Malvin has been having challenges with going to school forcing his aunt to take loans and borrow money from well-wishers. The aunt was able to get him into Form One at Escapement Secondary School where he is currently in Form 2 and also reach an agreement of paying his school fees in installments. Mercy A., 11 years Mercy A. is a 11-year-old girl who lives in Kibera with her father and four sisters while her mother and brother live in the countryside. Mercy’s parents are both casual workers the father who does welding while the mother does small scale farming. Despite both parents working they have been struggling to put their children through school. Education in Kenya is expensive despite the government saying it is free, the teachers have remedial classes which are not cheap. Mercy is currently in Ayany Primary School Grade 3. The father who is the sole provider of the family. Despite his small earnings which he uses to cater for the basic needs of his family both in Nairobi and the countryside and pays for her remedial classes and other expenses presented by the school. Mercy would love to continue with her education to be able to achieve her dreams of being a nurse when she is a grown up. Travis C., 4 years Travis C. is a 4-year-old boy who lives with his mother in Kibera. His mother got pregnant with him when she was in Form 2. Upon hearing Travis’s mother was pregnant, the father abandoned her causing her to drop out of school to find means to take care of her and her baby because her parents were also needy. She then resulted to coming to Nairobi from the Countryside to do casual work to be able to sustain herself and her son which is roasting maize. Due to the mother’s unreliable source of income from roasting maize the Travis’s has not been able to join school and gain an education, as she already has all the other basic needs to cater for both her and her son. Travis is a young vibrant boy with his whole life ahead of him. He does not know what he wants to become when he grows up but being at his age, he should already be in a play group so he can make a life for himself. Duncan T., 18 years Duncan is 18 years old in form four in Shadrack Kimilel Mixed day Secondary. He lives with the parents in Kibera. They live in a two room made of iron sheets.The parents live in one room,while Duncan shares a room with his late sister’s two children.Due to the passing of his late sister Duncan has not been well mentally.He therefore has been attending counseling sessions in Kenyatta National Hospital, to help him through the situation. The father who is a businessman, working as a fruit vendor, sells fruits in a nearby market where he gets an average profit of Ksh.300 per day. The mother who does casual work of washing clothes makes also an average of the same on a good day and Ksh.100 on a bad day.Duncan is a needy child who if assisted despite his age is willing to go to school and make something of himself as well as assist his parents. If assisted Duncan could pursue his dream of one day becoming a lawyer. Lona S., 18 years Lona S. is a eighteen year old girl living with her family in Kibera. She is in Secondary school where she is in form three. Her mother used to be the main breadwinner in the family since she had a better job than the father, but lost her job and now she stays at home due to some health issues. She was recently diagnosed with high blood pressure which only allows her to so small jobs. The father is a casual worker in construction sites when he is able to get work. Lona has other siblings in school who also need school fees. Therefore it is a struggle for the family to pay for food, rent and fees for all the children. The family of seven live in a one room house where they pay 1000 per month and 300 for electricity. The father gets 500 per day whenever he gets the work which is used to cater for all the basic needs of the family. If Lona could get support she could continue going to school and have a chance for a brighter future. Benjamin M., 11 years Benjamin M. is an eleven year old boy, who is currently in grade 3. He lives with his siblings and parents in Congo area, Kawangware slum. Their house is made out of iron sheets and is partitioned to accommodate the cooking area, sleeping area and a living room. His mother works as a tailor who mainly repairs old and torn clothes for people. His father is a casual worker .The income the parents get is not enough to cover for rent and the basic needs of the family. Benjamin is often sent home from school because of school fees arrears. Sometimes he stays home for weeks because they don’t have money. Benjamin is a very bright boy, with the assistance of a RealStars sponsorship he would be able to go to school and pursue his dream of being an Accountant. Daisy A., 15 years Daisy is a 15-year-old girl who has just completed her primary education and looking forward to join Secondary School. She is a very bright student. Daisy loves Cultural Music and Dance. She was also a leader of the Christian union in her primary school. Daisy would like to be a Lawyer when she grows up.Daisy lives in the slums with her mother and two other siblings in a one room house paying house rent Ksh.4500 exclusive of electricity. Her mother who is the main breadwinner of the family works as a casual worker, who washes clothes for a living. She earns around Ksh.600 per day which is barely enough to take care of her family needs like house rent, school fees, food and clothes. Daisy’s parents separated because the father was very abusive to the mother and the children both physically and emotionally. Daisy is a passionate,motivated and proactive student. If supported, she would not only uplift her family, but also make a positive impact in the community. Daisy desires to get school fee support in her education. Violet A. Violet A. is a 19 year old girl from Kibera Slums. She completed her primary education in March 2022 scoring 250 marks.Violet lives in Kisumu Ndogo, Kibera in a one room mud house with her parents and three siblings. They have two beds, one where the parents sleep and the other where Violet’s siblings sleep. Violet sleeps on a chair. The rent for the house is Ksh 1500, exclusive of electricity and water. They purchase water at Ksh 5 per 20 litre jerry-can and pay Ksh 300 for electricity. Violet’s father works as a casual worker who sells metal boxes at Ksh 1800. Sometimes he can go without work for the entire week. Violet’s mother is a casual worker washing clothes for people, she earns about Ksh.200 per job. Violet’s mother is also asthmatic and suffers from back pains. Therefore, she cannot afford to strain her body too much as she works. Violet is an average performer academically. She enjoys playing football. She dreams of pursuing a career in teaching, so that she can mentor and empower other children to pursue their own dreams. If assisted, Violet will be an impactful catalyst in the society. Judy W. Judy W. is a 16-year-old girl leaving with her parents in Kangemi. She is in High School currently in Form Two. Judy has two siblings one in class eight and the youngest one in play group. Her father is the sole provider of the family when he had a job. Judy’s father was working in a company where he was earning good money to support his family but unfortunately lost his job. He now sells water in Kibera Slum .He buys water at five shillings and sells at twenty shillings. In a good day he makes ksh.800 and in a bad day he goes home with nothing. His monthly income is around ksh.5000.The mother who is also unemployed washes clothes for other people making an average of ksh.4000 per month which is used to also cater for the family’s needs mainly their daily meal.The family of five live in a single room. Despite the parents being unable to pay school fees for Judy, she desires that she may be sponsored for the payment of her school fees to achieve her dreams of becoming a doctor one day.. If supported Judy will be a support system to the siblings and the community at large. Lavin A. Lavin A. is a young girl, who loves music and dancing. She is currently in pre-primary 2 level (PP2). She lives in Katwekera, Kibera with her mother and her other four siblings in a one-roomed house. Her mother who is the main breadwinner of the family works as a casual worker, who washes clothes for a living. Her parents separated when Lavin’s mother was still expectant with Lavin. The mother is a hard working lady who struggles to provide for the family in absence of the father. Her mother is the breadwinner of the family, though her income is still not enough to cater for their basic needs. Lavin suffers from a skin disorder known as vitiligo. She needs proper medication and school fees. Lavin has shown great interest in learning. She has a very bright future ahead. Joshua P.D Joshua P.D is a 15-year-old boy who lives in Kawangware slums with his parents and other three siblings. They live in a single room.The room which is partitioned into the cooking area, sleeping area and sitting area accommodates the whole family . Joshua just completed his Primary Level and managed to score 269 marks out of 500 marks which qualifies him to join Secondary School. The father who works as a watchman is the sole breadwinner of the family . His income is not enough to take care of all the family needs. Joshua who has been promoted to High School is not sure how he will study and therefore desires to get help in school fee payment so that he may finish and pursue Medicine to become a doctor. Joshua is a polite boy who likes playing football and he is very determined to achieve his goals.