FoKO Timeline


  • April 29, 2016


    The safety at St. Clare is improved with the taller, electrified protective wall.

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  • February 20, 2016

    Building the Life Skills' Center

    The Life Skills’ Centre will house rooms where the girls of St. Clare will learn sewing, develop their knitting skills and will provide a day care center.

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  • July 10, 2014

    Father's Foods

    During their visit to St. Clare Centre for Girls in February 2014, Bud Ozar and Rich Horrigan spent time seeing the tilapia ponds and other fishponds Father Riwa has developed with Friends of Kenyan Orphans’ support. 

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  • April 16, 2013

    St. Clare is Fully Registered as an Accredited School

    In early February, Bud and Sue Ozar delivered some important papers to Madam Sarah, the administrator at St. Clare Centre for Girls.

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  • January 26, 2013

    St. Clare's Library Expands

    The population of St. Clare has grown to over 300 students, we need to expand to a larger library space. Our Dominican Sisters, as well as many well-wishers, believe that St. Clare Centre should have a spacious library where the girls can sharpen their reading skills.

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  • May 25, 2012

    Father's Fisheries

    In realizing that he needed to be more self-sufficient and raise more food at the Children’s Village, Father built two tilapia fishponds to add protein rich fish into the diets of the children at least once a week.

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  • August 23, 2011

    Children's Village Copes With Drought

    The seven year drought has impacted the 800+ children at the Children’s Village.  Fr. Riwa has coped by planting all available space to increase the food they raise. 

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  • August 11, 2011

    Dream Meets Hope - A New Sanitation System

    Since St. Clare Center began in 2004, a proper sanitation system has been a dream. The former cesspool was no longer adequate as more and more girls arrived to the safety of St. Clare.

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  • May 13, 2010

    Breaking Ground on the Siena House

    Father Riwa and Sue Ozar officially broke ground for the Siena House, the future home of the four Adrian Dominican Sisters who will assist Father care for the children at the Children's Village.

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