FABULOUS AFRICAN FABRICS supports orphans and vulnerable children living at The Good Samaritan Children's Home in Nairobi, Kenya.
FAF, a 501c3 organization provides food, shelter and educational fees for children and teens. The orphanage was founded by Mercy and John Thuo in 1995. FAF began helping the orphange in 1999. Currently there are 256 young people supported by the orphanage.
Funds are raised through donations, selling items made of African Textiles, and participation in funding supported by Global Giving, Amazonsmile, and through special events.
FAF ON GLOBAL GIVING has 2 projects . One raises funds for high school tuition and uniforms, while the other raises funds for shoes for all of the orphans. To donate to FAF on Global Giving go to www.globalgiving.org and insert either number 6163 for tuition or 7377 for shoes in the box in the right hand. Then follow the on-line directions.
OTHER WAYS YOU CAN HELP:
Make items of African Textiles for us to sell
Buy our products contacting us
Help us sell items at one of our venues
Join our organization. $25.00 individual, $35.00 families
Listen: Book a FAF speaker for your group.
Volunteer: Office management, communications, and financial affairs.
CONTACT US AT 727-946-5322
September 10-12 Garage Sale
September 16: Globalgiving Bonus Day. Go to www.globalgiving.org and donate at 9:01. Type into box in upper right hand corner the number 6163 or 7377. Follow Directions on line.
October 7: Globalgiving Youth Spark Matching. Donate 12:01 A.M. to 11:59 P.M. See directions above.
Month of December: Annual Anthony Salazar Fund honors founder's son who died in 2005. Funds cover emergencies at orphanage encountered during the year. To donate send check to FAF, 40 Monroe Ctr NW #312, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.