Address: PO Box 193 Garretson, SD 57030


Phone: 605-351-5150, 605-351-6077


Tax ID # 47-4826706

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"My name is RODGERS. I am 10 years old and from Eldoret, Kenya. I like going to school because I like reading and learning with my friends. When I grow up, I would like to be a policeman." 

Class: 6

Age: 10   (September 27, 2007)


     Color: Black

     Food: Rice

     Hobby: Playing

Hero:  His mom

Cost: $436 /yr ($36.33 /mo) 

         for tuition, boarding, and food

Situation:  Rodgers’ mother, Teresa Rutto, is a single mother of 9 children (Festus-dropped out in 8th grade, Ronald- dropped out in 8th grade, Titus- sponsored by a church, Patricia- dropped out of Form 1, Wilfred- should have gone on to Form 1, but dropped out last year after 8th, Valentine- class 8, Victor- class 8, Rodgers, and Newton-class 2). They live on three-tenths of an acre and his mother does odd jobs to provide for the family. Rodgers would be very grateful for a sponsor and an opportunity to go to school.