¡Hello! I'm Valentine

I'm a 13 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Kenya.

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My birthday is the 14th February.

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I love drawing.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Day Labor / Different Jobs.

I have 2 brothers and 3 sisters living with the family.

My Project

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Leaves/Grass/Thatch, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Beans, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Cowpeas, 
  • Maize

Valentine's My Country

Country:

Kenya

Capital City:

Nairobi

Population:

48 million

Life expectancy:

male 63.1 years, female 66.1 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 81.6%, rural 56.8%

Population with improved sanitation:

30.1%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

11.2%

Literacy Rate:

male 81.1%, female 74.9%

Child Labour:

26%

Religion:

Christian 83% (Protestant 47.7%, Catholic 23.4%, other Christian 11.9%), Muslim 11.2%, Traditionalists 1.7%, other 1.6%, none 2.4%, unspecified 0.2% (2009)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

36.1%

A little bit of history

Sponsor Valentine today for £28 a month and change her life forever

Valentine's project in Kenya

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