Wycliff is 33 years old and has worked as an Alive and Kicking stitcher for 10 years. He provides support for six people with his wage, and also runs a small bakery business.
Working at Alive and Kicking for the last six years has helped Eunice pay school fees for her three children. She enjoys her work because she found her previous jobs much more stressful.
32-year-old Joel has been at Alive and Kicking for over six years and supports his children and his parents. He continues some farming work alongside his job at Alive and Kicking and has been able to use his regular wage to invest in livestock.
David is 37 years old and has been a stitcher at Alive and Kicking for four years, having previously worked as a courier. He enjoys being able to learn new skills and has been studying at Nairobi Aviation College.
Zacharia has been an Alive and Kicking stitcher for ten years, and supports his wife and three children with his wage. He enjoys the working atmosphere in the stitching centre and says his job has changed his life completely.
In November 2013, Alive and Kicking embarked on an exciting initiative to provide visually impaired Kenyan children with access to the game of football. With support from the Angus Lawson Memorial Trust, we set out to provide 400 visually impaired children and their teachers with an introduction to blind football and the balls needed to organise games themselves.