Holiday Greetings from Kenya

Please take a moment to read these letters sent from Kibera, Kenya where Apogee provides housing and education for an amazing young woman, Zitah, and her sisters.

We hope it brings you all a little holiday cheer as it did for us!

Dear Apogee,

How are you? My name is Purity last born in our family. I am 11 years old. I am going to class six next year.  I was position 12 out of 70 kids with 467 marks of 500.

Me and my sisters we love you all for everything you are doing for us.

I am staying in a good house and I have a nice blanket.

Thank you so much.

Merry x-mas and Happy New Year.

I love you.


To our friends at Apogee,

Hello, hope all of you are well and also your families.   I am really happy to write this letter to you so that I can thank you for everything you have done for me and my small sisters.

I met my big sister Alex when I was studying in Kibera Slum.  Since that time until now my life has never been the same.  I have never lived with my family since my father and mother died and it was my biggest dream I had in my life that one day me and my little ones (sisters) will stay together as a family.  I am very happy because you made that dream come true. That is through helping us stay together, paying our school fees, and also our daily life depends on you all.  You are God’s angel sent to us and each and every day we can never forget you in our prayers asking God to bless you and your families so that you can never lack anything in life.

The Struggle that I and my small sisters have gone through in life your help has been the light to us.  (After our parents died) we were sent away by family members then stayed with our grandmum and grandfather. We then worked in people’s farms so that we could eat one meal a day.  We didn’t have good health due to the (unclean) food and water we drank, we didn’t have shoes or clothes to wear and we were called outcasts. We were nothing in front of people but now we can stand in front of people and feel accepted and that’s because of your support to us.

I promise to be writing every month.

-Zitah Jimoi

Hi Apogee it’s Friscoh here wishing you a happy Christmas and a blessed new year 2015. Hope you are doing great like me here in Kenya.  Mine is to say that I am happy and grateful for what  you have done and are still doing for my siblings and I. 

You are paying my school fees, (give me) a house to live in, clothes to wear and food to put in my mouth.  I don’t know how to thank you.  All I wish and pray for is for our God to continue blessing you that much because of you kind, caring, loving, and beautiful heart you have without I don’t know where I could have been by now in this world.

I am going into form four next year and what I promise is to make you and myself proud by working had in school in order to achieve my dreams in the  future.  I will not let you down.

I would like to say thank you again from my heart.

I love you all, Apogee.


Dear Apogee,

Have more greetings from me here, hoping that you are fine and healthy just as I am. I am very happy to have this wonderful moment to write for you Apogee and also without forgetting our friends at Apogee.  Have more greetings from me and my family. 

I don’t know how much to thank you for what you have been doing for my family and I.  Thank you very much for you support and care that you have shown us.  I thank our father in heaven for making you Apogee part of our family.  I don’t know what would happen to us if you were not there for us.

I also want to thank all of the staff for your fully support too.  I say this “thank you a lot and may God bless you all for the support and care.” I also pray God continues giving you power and strength. 

I have done with my form four this year and am eagerly waiting for my results.  I know I am going to get good grades.  I also wish you all a happy Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  God bless you all.

Love you all,

Lucy Chebet

Dear Apogee,

How are you Apogee?  I am Stacy Imali.  I am going to class two next.  I had 456 marks out of 500 marks.  I promise to work hard and do my best.  Zitah, Lucy, Friscoh and Cheruto are my cousins.  They are good to live with.

I would like to say thank you for all that you have done and are still doing for me. I am really grateful.

Thank you very much Apogee.

I love you all.