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Send Books, Shoes, Clothes, School Supplies

Our sponsored children highly appreciate receiving books, clothes, shoes, and other items. A small gift means so much to a child that has so little.

SHARE orphans Emmaculate, Andrew, Midco, and Philip with gifts.
Their smiles say it all.

Some of the children play soccer with balls made out of rolled up rags tied with a string. Some walk to school over 5 miles every day, grateful for the education they are receiving.

Just imagine what it would mean to them to receive a few extra items from you.

What Items Are Suitable To Send

Here are some of the items that the children always enjoy and find useful:

  • Storybooks, Picture books
  • Notebooks
  • Color Pens and Pencils
  • Clothes and shoes
  • Games
  • Soccer balls
  • School bags
  • Toiletries: soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo.

George proudly shows off his new shoes and clothes sent by his sponsor.
Happy orphan with a soccer ball – a gift from his sponsor.

Where To Send Your Gift Package

Please mail your package of items to the office of SHARE Kenya below. The donated items will be personally distributed to the children by our staff social worker in Kenya. We recommend sending them by US Postal Service if you are in the U.S.

Please send items suitable for children between the ages 5 and 18. Please include only non-perishable items. DO NOT send electronics, such as CDs and DVDs, as most households do not have electricity nor the players to be able to use them. Thank you.

Please clearly indicate on your package that the goods are DONATIONS. Otherwise, our staff in Kenya are unable to receive and distribute them.

Dr. Bobby MacGuffie SHARE Program
Attention: Ms. Cyprina Abonyo
P.O. Box 354 – 40305 Mbita
Kenya, Africa

Please ensure that the organization’s name “Dr. Bobby MacGuffie SHARE Program” appears on the first line in the address section of your package.

Questions About Sending A Gift?

Email us at gifts@shareafrica.org and we will be happy to answer your questions.

Shoes are important for the health of the children: they help prevent parasitic diseases that can enter the body through bare feet.
Orphans with new shoes collected by a girl in US instead of receiving birthday presents.
Janet with gifts sent by a mom and her little daughter.
Soccer ball One of SHARE’s sponsored orphans, with his homemade soccer ball.
His parents died of AIDS and he is being raised by his elderly blind grandmother.
One of SHARE orphans enjoys coloring a book for the 1st time in her life. The book was one of the gifts sent to Kenya.
New shoes bring smiles and make it safer and easier to walk on dirt roads.

New school bag brings a smile.
Gifts are enjoyed by a group of orphans.
Wearing new jackets and caps.

These girls are so happy to wear their new dresses.
Children selecting clothing.
Learning to use a spinner tops (known as Obuya in the Luo language) sent by a 4H Club.

Please consider Sponsoring a child through the SHARE Orphan Sponsorship program  »

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