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We are a small UK charity working in Africa in Mgongeni an urban slum area of Mombasa, Kenya.  (Where we are) We aim to help the people out of poverty by giving them the confidence, education and skills to solve their own problems. There have been vast improvements in the past five years but with your help we can do much more.

Click here to see photographs of construction and the completed phase one of our school building.

We are building a school  

£82,500.00 raised

        Phase one completed. Phase two about to commence

£88,500.00 more needed.



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£300 could buy  £60 could buy     £2000 could pay   £3 p.m. could         £70 p.m              £10 p.m
1000 bricks.        two chairs and    for a bore hole     provide porridge   could pay a        could pay for
Enough to           a table.                 and a water           for one of our        teacher's            Esther and 
build a                                                tank                        children                   salary                  ten others to
classroom                                                                                                                                         receive adult
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Miche Bora Primary   Celebrations at the new well 
Children working collaboratively inside the new building April 2015

On Christmas day we were sent some photographs that brought tears to my eyes. We had been promised by the contractor that the first phase would be completed for our children to move into at the beginning of the year but I just could not let myself believe it.... Read more ->
Microfinance and training to help women's business   Nov 2014

Mustard Seed have long realised that offering education to children alone would not be enough. So many women have small businesses which cannot progress because they just do not have the capital needed nor the necessary skills... Read more ->
Simran raises £443.58 for Miche Bora children    May 2015

Simran Mistry a pupil at Market Deeping Community Primary School was so affected by the thought of the hungry children at Miche Bora Primary school that she decided to do something about it. She asked her uncle who owned a Spar Shop if she could put a jar...  Read more ->
Feeding programme continues at Miche Bora   May 2015

Like most small African Charities involved in education a feeding programme is a major priority. In Mgongeni few people are starving but malnutrition is a huge problem as people exist on one meal of maizemeal a day. For the children of  Miche Bora ...Read more ->
Volunteer Abi from Performers without Borders March 2015

Thinking of volunteering abroad? You can volunteer for free with Mustard Seed Project.  Abi spent a day with our children teaching them circus skills but she will be back next year preparing them to put on a show for the ... Read more  ->  
Samuel has hearing aids
January 2015


Samuel is profoundly deaf and has the same degree of hearing loss as Hope. He is also the same age. This is proving to be a great asset for both children as they learn to sign together at Miche Bora School. When Samuel joined Miche Bora he did not have hearing aids but  ... Read more ->
Proud Esther can sign her own name  March 2014

In common with many other women of her age Esther had never been to school. MSP decided to offer Swahili literacy classes to  Esther and other members of the community in the same situation. The take-up has been huge and Esther is just one of many happy women ...Read more ->
Sonal climbs Kilimanjaro for Mustard Seed   October 2015

Sonal decided to raise money for Mustard Seed and what better way to do it than with this incredible personal challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro. Not having done anything like this before  she is  working incredibly hard to get herself fit enough....  Read more ->>
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The Mustard Seed Project (Kenya), UK Registered Charity No. 1127935,
Company Limited by Guarantee No. 6778042 and registered as a Charitable Trust in Kenya.