Faraja's Unsung Heroes
Our generous donors, staff members, teachers and volunteers all contribute
to give our students the best chance to lead independent lives.
Faraja's matrons and patrons, staff members who are indispensable to the school, are included in this group. These unsung heroes are committed, faithful and kind people who give their time and love to the children.
Matrons and patrons are with the students 24/7 and supervise daily activities like brushing teeth, saying prayers and making beds. They help the students clean the dorms and the dining hall and teach them how to do their laundry. They even serve food at mealtimes.
We are grateful for the many years of service from Patron Ajuaeli Tarimo – 8 years, Patron Godlisten Kileo – 19 years, Matron Amani – 18 years and Matron
Aurelia Rimoy – 20 years.
Ajuaeli, Godlisten, Amani and Aurelia listen to the student's problems, resolve disputes and dry tears. They show comfort and care (in Swahili, Faraja) on a
When asked why she has worked at Faraja for so many years, Amani says she likes working with children. Ajuaeli says he likes to help children reach their goals. Their dedication to making a difference in the lives of Faraja students is inspiring!