Peter Skinner

Kanyawegi UK’s


Uk based

Lydia Gatere

 A member of Emmanuel Home’s Kenya Committee


  Kenya based

Sally Petit

 Kanyawegi UK’s


UK based

Peter was pleased to have the opportunity to introduce Sally to a key member of the Emmanuel Home’s Kenya Committee – Lydia Gatere (pictured with Sally and Peter below).

Lydia and her husband joined the work in 2017 and her input in 2018 has been of particular benefit. She has provided ongoing support to Linda (the Home’s Manager) both in understanding techniques of tracking expenditure and in determining the best training options for some of the young people.  We are extremely grateful for Lydia’s support and counsel.


has been studying for a Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics

(a 1 year course)


has been studying Plumbing & Drainage (a 2 month course) and Car Driving (a 1 month course)

Peter Skinner, Chairman of Kanyawegi UK, met with 3 students being supported

Linda Joan

Emmanuel Home’s

new Manager

Sally Petit

 Kanyawegi UK’s



  Sally is based in the UK

Lynet Samo

Emmanuel Home’s Assistant / Deputy Manager

Lynet is Roy Samo’s sister

The Life Centre in Kisumu


Older Secondary students under the care of the Emmanuel Home attend this facility,

which is a local school run by James Samo and his wife, Alice.  James is Roy’s brother.

It’s amazing how many pupils are taught in a single class and they are enthusiastic to learn, and well-behaved. There is a strong Christian ethos at the school and this underpins the education provided. The staff are very committed and work hard to maintain high standards – which can’t always be said for some of the government-funded schools.

In February 2018, Peter Skinner and Sally Petit were able to visit all the classes at this school and speak to the pupils supported by the Home / Kanyawegi UK.

 February 2018

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