Plant-a-Book International helps Nairobi Kids! This blog represents two registered nonprofit organizations, PAB and KKIN-UK, that provide support for the students at Galilee Primary School and Waddington High School, and children living in the Holly House orphanages in the slums of Nairobi Kenya. We are dedicated to lifting children from poverty through literacy and education. For more information, please visit PAB's website at

Friday, July 27, 2012

Friday's Featured Child - Math and Science Student


Meet Ann!  Ann is 12 years old and in standard 7.  Her birthday is August 11.  Ann's father tries to find work as a casual laborer and her mother is unemployed.  Due to the extreme poverty of this family, they could not properly care for Ann and therefore she came to live at Holly House where she could have food, shelter and an education.  Ann enjoys reading story books.  Her best subjects are math and science and she dreams of being a doctor someday. HH sponsorship is $30/mo for full sponsorship or $15 for co-sponsorship.  Can you be Ann's sponsor and friend?  Please email for more information.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Friday's Featured Child - Music Fan!


 Meet Austin!
Austin's birthday is June 23, 1996.  He has joined WHS in form 1.  Austin's best subject is math and he would like to be a doctor. He scored 319 on the KCPE. His parents live in abject poverty in the slums with Austin and his four siblings.  For fun, Austin enjoys music, especially gospel music, and football.  Sponsorship fees are $12.50/month for the basic program or $20/month for the lunch-included program. Won't you consider being Austin's new sponsor?  Please email for more information.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Friday's Featured Child - A Little Singer!


 Meet Jane N.
Jane is 7 years old and in standard 2.  Her birthday is May 9th.  Her home life is tough.  She lives with her unemployed parents under difficult circumstances.  She helps by washing clothes.  In school her best subjects are Math and Kiswahili.  She wants to be an engineer someday.  Jane loves to sing!  Can you help Jane as her sponsor and friend?  Please email for more information.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Friday's Featured Child - Upcoming Birthday


Meet Victor!

Victor's father passed away and his mother tries to make money as a small scale farmer, so it was necessary for him to move in with his grandmother.  In order to continue his high school education, he had to move into Holly House and attend WHS.  He scored 370 on his KCPE exam.  Victor is 16 years old and in Form 1.  His birthday is July 26.  He enjoys reading books and magazines and playing football.  He would like to be a pilot someday.  Victor needs a sponsor or cosponsor.  Could it be you?  Wouldn't it be a wonderful birthday gift for him to learn he has been sponsored?  Please email us at for more information.