Kestrel Capital and Rita and Charles Field-Marsham Give Support to the Mukuru Promotion Centre

Released on: March 12, 2008, 12:03 pm

Press Release Author: Mukuru Promotion Centre

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: Kestrel Capital and Rita and Charles Field-Marsham donate
funds to the Mukuru Promotion Centre located in Nairobi, Kenya, which provides
education, health care, daily food and housing to children in the Mukuru community.

Press Release Body: Kestrel Capital and Rita and Charles Field-Marsham, through
their foundation, donated 140,00 Kenya shillings to the Mukuru Promotion Centre
located in Mukuru, a district of Nairobi and home to many thousands of large
families living in small settlement structures with limited resources and access to
sanitation and health care.

Created in 1985 by the Sisters of Mercy, the Mukuru Promotion Centre provides
children living in the Mukuru community with much needed education, health care,
daily food and housing. In 11 years, the organization has grown to educate and
provide food for more than 4,000 children each day; provides a residential home for
street boys and orphaned children; includes a curative clinic offering free medical
care as well as offers home-based care for terminally ill and AIDS/TB patients.

In addition, the Mukuru Promotion Centre is a primary centre for health education,
and rehabilitation services for street children, and provides agriculture and skills
training to members of the community.

Rita and Charles Field-Marsham are significant contributors to charities in Kenya,
specifically in the area of health, education and community outreach. Sister Sally
Mounsey, Mukuru Promotion Centre Program Manager said "You and I can only guess at
the gratitude in the heart of the boy/girl who has been offered such a real lifeline
to a better future."

Kestrel Capital was founded in 1995 by Charles Field-Marsham. It is an investment
bank licensed by the Kenyan Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and a member of the
Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE). Kestrel is the leading stockbroker on the Kenya stock
market for foreign and local institutional investors, with a strong focus on market
and company research. Over the years, Kestrel has received several awards from
Euromoney magazine as the \"Best Stockbroker in Kenya \".

Web Site:

Contact Details: Mukuru Promotion Centre
P.O. Box 17837
Nairobi, Kenya 00500

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