Expenses and Costs
In May 2006, we started with 15 orphans,and through the years more have come to join us. Today, we are taking care of 35 children. We would like to increase the number of children we are taking care of when we have access to more funding.
In terms of school fees the cost of 1 child in
- primary school : USD 50 per month
- secondary school : USD 500 per month
2010 breakdown of expenses
Ways we try to reduce costs
We have been able to decrease the cost of food with the development of farming on our plot of land, such as maize, spinach and others vegetables. Theses vegetables are used solely for the orphans. To boost our income, we are selling water to the local community. This brings a yearly revenue of USD 1400.
In the near future we are planning to build a primary school for our children and the community at large.
The final school will have:
- 18 Classrooms
- 5 Administration Offices
- Assembly Hall / Dining room
- Staff quarters
- 10 Toilets
- 3 300M2
The cost of the complete project is around USD 625 000. We will build the school in stages. As soon as we have the money, we want to start building 7 of the classrooms.
The cost of these 7 classrooms is as follows:
Foundation: USD 8 807
Super structure: USD 5 132
Finishes: USD 4 622
Roof: USD 1 3 750
Labour: USD 6 464
Total: USD 38 775
Morning Star Children’s Home is a charitable non-profit organisation relying solely on donations. It has a board of members, directors and professional staff who provide assistance to the management committee. These include qualified Auditors, Financial Managers and Business Consultants.
If you wish to support us, you can either:
We welcome any gift such as:
- Food (rice, maize, beans, etc…)
- Furniture: chairs, tables, TV, etc …
- Energy : Coal, fuel, etc…
Send us your support by bank transfer using the details below:
Bank: Co-operative Bank
Address: Ngong Road Branch, Nairobi, Kenya
Branch Code: 11051
Account name: Morning Star Children’s Home
Account n°: 1128098917901
Swift code: KCOOKEMA
Please do not send us cheques as the fees are very high
Morningstar Children's Home
Standard Chartered Bank
Account number: 8702077515600 (USD)
Swift Code: SCBLKENX
Morningstar Children's Home
Co operative bank of Kenya
Account number: 01128098917900
Swift Code: KC00KENA
Bank code: 11000
Branch code: 11087
P. O box 48231-00100
You are welcome to send us money though M’pesa (Safaricom services).
M-PESA mobile phone : +254 7 05 14 61 33
Beneficiary Name: Beatrice Wanjiru Mwangi
Beatrice Wanjiru Mwangi is the wife of pastor Stephen Gachengo and director of Morning Star Children’s Home. As soon as the money is received, a receipt will be sent to you.
Beneficiary Phone Number: +254 7 05 14 61 33
Beneficiary Address: 1690, Furaha Court, Nairobi, Kenya